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Study Guide Answers

1.     A __________ is defined as any of the faculties by which stimuli from outside or inside the body are received and felt.
     sense
2.     ____________________ is defined as the process by which colors and the physical qualities of objects are appreciated or understood as a result of the stimulating action of light on the sensitive retina of the eye.
     Vision, or sight,
3.     ___________ ____________occurs when the retina tears away from the inner eye, resulting in a blind spot in the area of the tear.
     Detached retina
4.     It is important to wear _________ __________ when involved in a potentially dangerous activity, like woodworking, doing yard work, or using chemicals.
     safety goggles
5.     Hearing is defined as the act or power of perceiving ___________ through the ears.
     sound
6.     Loudness is measured in decibels, and a safe range for ears is _____ to _____ decibels.
     20 to 80
7.     If people work in an environment that involves loud sounds or constant noises, they should wear __________ or ___________ that block the sound.
     earmuffs or earplugs
8.     ___________ is defined as the sense that recognizes the contact of an object with the skin.
     Touch
9.     To avoid chemical burns, wear protective clothing such as __________ when handling caustic substances.
     gloves
10.     __________ begins when food dissolves in the mouth and stimulates chemical receptors in the taste buds on the tongue.
     Taste
11.     The tongue has four primary sensory areas that register __________, __________, __________, and __________.
     sour, salty, bitter, and sweet
12.     The best way to ensure that your mouth is healthy is to have regular __________ ______-______.
     dental check-ups
13.     __________ can be defined as the sensation that begins when odor molecules in the air stimulate chemical receptors that are located within the nasal passages.
     Smell
14.     When doing work that involves exposure to chemical fumes, such as paint, a protective _____________ should be worn in order to avoid inhalation of those dangerous fumes.
     mask
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