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Sample Somatic Nervous System Pathways

An image showing the sensory pathway of the somatic nervous system which consists of 3 neurons, first, second and third sensory neurons
An image showing the sensory pathway of the somatic nervous system which consists of 3 neurons, first, second and third sensory neurons
An image showing the sensory pathway of the somatic nervous system which consists of 3 neurons, first, second and third sensory neurons
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  • When the skin is image descriptionpenetrated by a sharp object such as a tack, the resulting damage is detected by pain receptors (or nociceptors).
An image showing stimulation of the somatic sensory nervous system by sharp object
An image showing stimulation of the somatic sensory nervous system by sharp object
An image showing stimulation of the somatic sensory nervous system by sharp object
An image showing stimulation of the somatic sensory nervous system by sharp object
An image showing stimulation of the somatic sensory nervous system by sharp object
An image showing stimulation of the somatic sensory nervous system by sharp object
An image showing stimulation of the somatic sensory nervous system by sharp object
  • Electrochemical impulses (or actions potentials) are generated in somatic sensory neurons and image descriptionconducted into the CNS.
An image showing the action potential moving through the first sensory neuron of the somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the first sensory neuron of the somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the first sensory neuron of the somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the first sensory neuron of the somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the first sensory neuron of the somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the first sensory neuron of the somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the first sensory neuron of the somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the first sensory neuron of the somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the first sensory neuron of the somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the first sensory neuron of the somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the first sensory neuron of the somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the first sensory neuron of the somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the first sensory neuron of the somatic nervous system
  • Another set of neurons image descriptioncarry the information up the central nervous system to the cerebral cortex, where the pain is imaged and interpreted.
An image showing the action potential moving through the second and third sensory neurons of the somatic nervous system pathway
An image showing the action potential moving through the second and third sensory neurons of the somatic nervous system pathway
An image showing the action potential moving through the second and third sensory neurons of the somatic nervous system pathway
An image showing the action potential moving through the second and third sensory neurons of the somatic nervous system pathway
An image showing the action potential moving through the second and third sensory neurons of the somatic nervous system pathway
An image showing the action potential moving through the second and third sensory neurons of the somatic nervous system pathway
An image showing the action potential moving through the second and third sensory neurons of the somatic nervous system pathway
An image showing the action potential moving through the second and third sensory neurons of the somatic nervous system pathway
An image showing the action potential moving through the second and third sensory neurons of the somatic nervous system pathway
An image showing the action potential moving through the second and third sensory neurons of the somatic nervous system pathway
An image showing the action potential moving through the second and third sensory neurons of the somatic nervous system pathway
An image showing the action potential moving through the second and third sensory neurons of the somatic nervous system pathway
An image showing the motor pathway of the somatic nervous system which consists of 2 neurons, the upper (UMN) and lowe (LMN) motor neurons
An image showing the motor pathway of the somatic nervous system which consists of 2 neurons, the upper (UMN) and lowe (LMN) motor neurons
An image showing the motor pathway of the somatic nervous system which consists of 2 neurons, the upper (UMN) and lowe (LMN) motor neurons
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  • After stimuli (such as pain) are processed in the brain, other neurons plan adjustment responses (to remove the tack).
  • Implementation of a (pain) response begins when CNS neurons image descriptionconduct impulses from the cerebral cortex to the spinal cord.
An image showing the action potential moving through the lower motor neuron (LMN) to reach the effective organ (muscle fibers), this is part of the motor somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the lower motor neuron (LMN) to reach the effective organ (muscle fibers), this is part of the motor somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the lower motor neuron (LMN) to reach the effective organ (muscle fibers), this is part of the motor somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the lower motor neuron (LMN) to reach the effective organ (muscle fibers), this is part of the motor somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the lower motor neuron (LMN) to reach the effective organ (muscle fibers), this is part of the motor somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the lower motor neuron (LMN) to reach the effective organ (muscle fibers), this is part of the motor somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the lower motor neuron (LMN) to reach the effective organ (muscle fibers), this is part of the motor somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the lower motor neuron (LMN) to reach the effective organ (muscle fibers), this is part of the motor somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the lower motor neuron (LMN) to reach the effective organ (muscle fibers), this is part of the motor somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the lower motor neuron (LMN) to reach the effective organ (muscle fibers), this is part of the motor somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the lower motor neuron (LMN) to reach the effective organ (muscle fibers), this is part of the motor somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the lower motor neuron (LMN) to reach the effective organ (muscle fibers), this is part of the motor somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the lower motor neuron (LMN) to reach the effective organ (muscle fibers), this is part of the motor somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the lower motor neuron (LMN) to reach the effective organ (muscle fibers), this is part of the motor somatic nervous system
  • In the spinal cord, the impulses are image descriptiontransmitted to somatic motor neurons, which carry them out to the skeletal muscles (needed to remove the tack).
An image showing the action potential moving through the upper motor neuron (UMN) from the brain to the (LMN) in the spinal cord, this is part of the motor somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the upper motor neuron (UMN) from the brain to the (LMN) in the spinal cord, this is part of the motor somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the upper motor neuron (UMN) from the brain to the (LMN) in the spinal cord, this is part of the motor somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the upper motor neuron (UMN) from the brain to the (LMN) in the spinal cord, this is part of the motor somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the upper motor neuron (UMN) from the brain to the (LMN) in the spinal cord, this is part of the motor somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the upper motor neuron (UMN) from the brain to the (LMN) in the spinal cord, this is part of the motor somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the upper motor neuron (UMN) from the brain to the (LMN) in the spinal cord, this is part of the motor somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the upper motor neuron (UMN) from the brain to the (LMN) in the spinal cord, this is part of the motor somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the upper motor neuron (UMN) from the brain to the (LMN) in the spinal cord, this is part of the motor somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the upper motor neuron (UMN) from the brain to the (LMN) in the spinal cord, this is part of the motor somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the upper motor neuron (UMN) from the brain to the (LMN) in the spinal cord, this is part of the motor somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the upper motor neuron (UMN) from the brain to the (LMN) in the spinal cord, this is part of the motor somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the upper motor neuron (UMN) from the brain to the (LMN) in the spinal cord, this is part of the motor somatic nervous system
An image showing the action potential moving through the upper motor neuron (UMN) from the brain to the (LMN) in the spinal cord, this is part of the motor somatic nervous system