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A reflex arc is the neural pathway that mediates a reflex action. In higher animals, most sensory neurons do not pass directly into the brain, but synapse in the spinal cord. This characteristic allows reflex actions to occur relatively quickly by activating spinal...
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reflex arc n. Physiology. The neural path of a reflex. ... In a three neuron reflex arc list the direction and the stages of the nerve ...
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reflex ( ) adj. Bent, turned, or thrown back; reflected. Physiology. Being an ... In a three neuron reflex arc list the direction and the stages of the nerve ...
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The Reflex Arc. How a Stimulus Elicits a Response. A. Knee-Jerk ... called a simple reflex arc. Follow the sensory neuron. from the spindle (receptor) to ...
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A reflex arc refers to the neural pathway that a nerve impulse follows. ... It is the simplest reflex arc and the integration center is the synapse itself. ...
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Reflex Arc. Organisation of the. Nervous System ... In a simple reflex arc, such as the knee jerk, a stimulus is detected by a ...
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A reflex arc is the neural pathway that mediates a reflex action. ... When a reflex arc consists of only two neurons (one sensory neuron and one motor ...
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Definition of Reflex-arc in the Medical Dictionary. Reflex-arc explanation. ... reflex arc. Etymology: L, reflectere, to bend back, arcus, bow ... reflex arc ...
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Reflex arc - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ... Example: Somatic Reflex Arc. A somatic reflex arc is one in which there is the simplest possible arrangement ...
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5. Reflex arc - Be able to label the kinds of neurons and their parts, in the ... The correct order of a reflex arc is: sensory receptor --> sensory neuron ...
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Reflexes | World of Anatomy and Physiology. Reflexes summary with 3 pages of encyclopedia ... The combined function of these neurons creates a reflex arc. ...
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Encyclopedia article about reflex arc. Information about reflex arc in the Columbia Encyclopedia, Computer Desktop Encyclopedia, computing dictionary. reflex arcs
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The pathway that a reflex follows (reflex arc) does not directly involve the brain. ... Reflex Arc: A No-Brainer ... The plantar reflex may help doctors ...
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... reflex) Jump to: navigation, search. For other uses, see Reflex ... involving humans, reflex actions are mediated via the reflex arc; this is not ...
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Decreased reflexes should lead to suspicion that the reflex arc has been affected. ... may also decrease reflexes by damaging the afferent limb of the reflex arc. ...
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