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Lymphoid organs (anatomy)

LYMPHOID ORGANS ANATOMY The tonsils, the spleen, and the thymus are also considered to be lymphoid organs. The tonsil creates a ring of protection, positioned between the nasal cavity, the pharynx, and the oral cavity. LYMPHOID ORGANS STRUCTURE The spleen is suspended off to the left of the stomach, along the left side more...

Organs of ruffini (anatomy)

ORGANS OF RUFFINI ANATOMY Encapsulated nerve endings, which are buried deep within the layers of dermis and subcutaneous tissues, one can find the organs of Ruffini. These are designed to respond to the sensations associated with forms of deep and continuous pressure as well as the sensation of stretching. Those which more...

Sensory organs (anatomy)

SENSORY ORGANS ANATOMY Sensory organs are very highly developed and specialized organs that are an extension of the central nervous system, with a sole function to take in information and relate it to the brain. The sensory neurons are highly adapted to detect changes of both external and internal changes in more...

Visceral effector organs (anatomy)

VISCERAL EFFECTOR ORGANS ANATOMY Skeletal muscles are completely dependent upon the appropriate innervation to maintain any type of function. Alternatively the involuntary effector muscles are able to maintain a specific state of function without the continuous motor impulses sent via the innervation process. Without nerve impulses, the smooth muscles will maintain more...