1. What do turbinates do?
- Part of the olfactory sensory neuron, each OSN has a single type of odor receptor.
- Covered in mucus and is fragile
- Force air flow against epithelium
- Oderant molecules 'stick to' this when air comes into contact with it
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2. How many distinct chemoreceptors are/basic tastes?
- 3 but they do not correspond to the basic tastes
3. What is a signal of distress found in tears?
4. What is blindsmell?
- Unconciously detecting smells
- Blind peoples perception of unconcious smell
- Conciously detecting smells
- Blind peoples perception of concious smell
5. Does the VNO function in adult humans?
- No, anatomical structure is degenerate and pseudogenes dominate
- Yes, correct anatomical structure and genes correspond to activation