Reflex Arc

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What is the reflex arc?
Stimuli -> Receptor -> Sensory Neurone -> Relay Neurone -> Motor Neurone -> Effector
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What is the stimuli?
Stimuli is a change in the environment
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What is the receptor?
The receptor is the part of the reflex arc which detects the stimuli
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What is the sensory neurone?
The sensory Neurone detects electrical signals from the receptor
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What is the relay neurone?
The Relay Neurone is the neurone in the spinal cord.
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What is the motor neurone?
The Motor Neurone is the neurone which causes something to happen
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What is the effector?
The effector is the muscle or gland which causes soemthing to happen.
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