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Chemoreceptors

See chemoreceptor (singular).


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RE: Smell

The perception of smell is nothing more but molecules binding to chemoreceptors within the nose. The binding of volatile molecules to these chemoreceptors results in the a specific pattern of neuronic activation. Thus, a specific activation pattern of neurons ...

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by dukekim0
Mon Jun 19, 2006 3:23 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: juz some curiosity :P-smells
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Hi

... and textbooks but i just dont know where to start and what follows in which order? Do i begin with carbon dioxide diffusing into the lungs or the chemoreceptors detecting the levels of co2 ( it is the medulla oblongata) . Surely the structure and movement of the diagragm in expiration would be ...

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by AMIE
Fri Apr 28, 2006 5:21 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: carbon dioxide being removed from the body
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carbon dioxide being removed from the body

Well, the diaphragm controls whether or not the lungs contract or expand, which expels and draws in air respectively. Chemoreceptors gauge how much CO2 there is in the lungs (the urge you get to breathe while holding your breath comes from the buildup of CO2 in the lungs, that's how ...

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by Khaiy
Fri Apr 28, 2006 4:43 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: carbon dioxide being removed from the body
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carbon dioxide being removed from the body

... lungs...what is the pathway and process of the body removing it? incorporating,,,,diagragm, intercostal muscles, ventilation homeostatic control, chemoreceptors effectors ph ect, medulla oblongata I know all these are involved but in what order??? could someone help me please i dont know where ...

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by AMIE
Fri Apr 28, 2006 3:38 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: carbon dioxide being removed from the body
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im curious.-- ejaculate

... makes something sweet don't it? No. Rather salty. I don't see why the taste or smell matters at all, the fluid goes into the vagina which lacks chemoreceptors which tell flavor or smell Not always... ;) But I have had former girlfriend saying my ejaculate tasted different/sweet before but I ...

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by Poison
Sat Mar 18, 2006 10:55 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: im curious.-- ejaculate
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