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Post by biohelp22 » Sun Apr 23, 2006 2:41 pm

i working on something and i just am completely PUZZLED, its probably something obvious

Thinking rhat you will go for a swim , you approach a swimming pool and submerge your toes into the water. the water is very cold, which promts you to reflexisively to withdraw your foot. in terms of a feedback circuit, in this case the muscles that moved in order to allow you to withdraw your foot quickly can be thought of as which of the following?

i tried to do these but ugh i ahte word problems, same with math ones
i tried to guess/understand them

a. the receptor...noo
b. the control center....maybe? but why?
c. the effector...nah
d. the signaler....yes?
e. the sensor..noo...makes too much sense

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