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What are the receptors and functions for the Posterior Column - Medial Lemniscal system?
receptors: meisner's, pacinian, ruffini, merkel's

functions: 1) conscious proprioception 2) discriminative touch 3) vibratory sense (*awareness of body position*)
What are the receptors and functions for the Spinocerebellar pathways?
receptors: all types, Muscle Spindles (Ialpha), Golgi Tendon organs (Ibeta)

functions: unconscious proprioception
What are the receptors and functions of the Spinoreticular tract?
receptors: all

functions: 1) cortical arousal - induce or maintain waking state 2) inputs into limbic cortex - nature of stimulus, quality of stimulus (good vs bad)
What are the receptors and functions of the Spinotectal tract?
receptors: pain & proprioceptors

functions: turning head and trunk in direction of visual and auditory stimulus
What are the receptors and functions of the Spinothalamic tract?
receptors: free nerve endings for pain & temperature

functions: pain and temperature
What are the receptors and functions for the anterior spinothalamic tract?
receptors: for crude touch and pain

functions: crud touch (bumping into someone)
What tracts are contained within the Posterior Column - Medial Lemniscal system?
1) Fasiculus Gracilis (lower limb T7-S5)

2) Fasiculus Cuneatus (upper limb C1-T6)