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Sensory and perception Flashcard

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gustatory

gustatory
concerned with tasting or the sense of taste
concerned with tasting or the sense of taste
auditory
relating to the sense of hearing.
relating to the sense of hearing.
tactile
touch
touch
aphasia
loss of ability to understand or express speech, caused by brain damage.
loss of ability to understand or express speech, caused by brain damage.
olfactory
relating to the sense of smell.
relating to the sense of smell.
proprioception
perception or awareness of the position and movement of the body.
perception or awareness of the position and movement of the body.
macular degeneration
loss of central vision. No treatment
loss of central vision. No treatment
dementia
chronic irreversible confusion
chronic irreversible confusion
glaucoma
increased pressure in anterior cavity of eye, loss of peripheral. Disease can be halted if location if pressure is known and can be treated with eyedrops
increased pressure in anterior cavity of eye, loss of peripheral. Disease can be halted if location if pressure is known and can be treated with eyedrops
presbycusis
the loss of hearing that gradually occurs in most individuals as they grow older.
the loss of hearing that gradually occurs in most individuals as they grow older.
kinesthetic
balance
balance
hyperopia
can see distant but not close
can see distant but not close
ototoxic
having a toxic effect on the ear or its nerve supply.
having a toxic effect on the ear or its nerve supply.
hallucinations
false perceptions
false perceptions
cataracts
clouding of the lens
clouding of the lens
presbyopia
farsightedness caused by loss of elasticity of the lens of the eye, occurring typically in middle and old age.
farsightedness caused by loss of elasticity of the lens of the eye, occurring typically in middle and old age.
delusions
false beliefs
false beliefs
myopia
can see close but not distant
can see close but not distant
sundown syndrome
a neurological phenomenon associated with increased confusion and restlessness in patients with delirium or some form of dementia once the sun goes down
a neurological phenomenon associated with increased confusion and restlessness in patients with delirium or some form of dementia once the sun goes down
coma
a state of deep unconsciousness that lasts for a prolonged or indefinite period, caused especially by severe injury or illness
a state of deep unconsciousness that lasts for a prolonged or indefinite period, caused especially by severe injury or illness
visceral
being able to feel pain on the inside
being able to feel pain on the inside
sensory deprivation
Insufficient or monotonous stimuli
Change in perception of sensory stimuli
Affects all 5 senses
Insufficient or monotonous stimuli <br />Change in perception of sensory stimuli <br />Affects all 5 senses
stimulus
a thing that rouses activity or energy in someone or something; a spur or incentive '
a thing or event that evokes a specific functional reaction in an organ or tissue
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reticular activating system
a diffuse network of nerve pathways in the brainstem connecting the spinal cord, cerebrum, and cerebellum, and mediating the overall level of consciousness
a diffuse network of nerve pathways in the brainstem connecting the spinal cord, cerebrum, and cerebellum, and mediating the overall level of consciousness
delirium
acute confusion
acute confusion
dysarthia
difficult or unclear articulation of speech that is otherwise linguistically normal
difficult or unclear articulation of speech that is otherwise linguistically normal
sensory overload
excessive stimuli
excessive stimuli
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