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Sensory cortex

sensory cortex

Formerly denoting specifically the somatic sensory cortex, but now used to refer collectively to the somatic sensory, auditory, visual, and olfactory regions of the cerebral cortex.


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Re: nervous system crossover (hard question!)

... lens and then the information is sent to the brain upside down and the cortex interprets it right-side up. Similarly when the PNS relays information to the brain through the thalamus into the proper motor and sensory regions. The proprioception (the brains understanding of where individual ...

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by r10
Tue Feb 22, 2011 5:08 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: nervous system crossover (hard question!)
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Re: Are tissues in the body capable of sensing pain?

... acute inflammation... it is the inflammation that causes activation of sensory nerves in the tissue... once these nerves are activated they activate a specific area of the brain (primary sensory cortex)... Acute inflammation...? I get the picture that the cell walls collapse ...

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by volcob
Thu Dec 27, 2007 8:47 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Are tissues in the body capable of sensing pain?
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Re: Are tissues in the body capable of sensing pain?

... acute inflammation... it is the inflammation that causes activation of sensory nerves in the tissue... once these nerves are activated they activate a specific area of the brain (primary sensory cortex)... Acute inflammation...? I get the picture that the cell walls collapse ...

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by deostroll
Thu Dec 27, 2007 5:42 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Are tissues in the body capable of sensing pain?
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Re: Are tissues in the body capable of sensing pain?

... acute inflammation... it is the inflammation that causes activation of sensory nerves in the tissue... once these nerves are activated they activate a specific area of the brain (primary sensory cortex)... C) no, not necessarily... it depends how much damage there is... but ...

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by Revenged
Wed Dec 26, 2007 11:33 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Are tissues in the body capable of sensing pain?
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The Fiber Disease

... Nociceptive: A nociceptor is a sensory receptor that sends signals that cause the perception of pain in ... is then sent from the spinal cord to the thalamus and the cerebral cortex in the brain. ReferencesKandel E.R., Schwartz, J.H., Jessell, T.M. ...

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by Skytroll
Wed Oct 25, 2006 3:14 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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