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  1. meninges
  2. mixed nerve
  3. venrtricle
  4. reflex
  5. pia mater
  1. a 3 membranes that cover brain and spinal cord, consisting of the dura mater, pia mater, and arachnoid mater
  2. b 1 of 4 cavities in brain, which creates and is filled with cerebrospinal fluid
  3. c thin delicate and deepest meninges layer, directly on brain and spinal cord;
    "pious mother" or "tender mother"
  4. d involuntary response to a stimulus, such as knee-jerk response
  5. e contains both affarent (sensory) & efferent (motor) nerves bundled together

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. excitable cell specialized for quick electrochemical communication; carries out the main functions of nervous system; fires action potentials
    aka nerve cell
  2. bundles of axons sending sensory information "up" to CNS;
  3. bae of diencephalon governing autonomic nervous system; regulates and controls homesotasis, including blood pressure, heart rate, body temperature, hunger, thirst, "love" etc.; controls pituitary gland
  4. "fight-or-flight" division of ANS;
    expends energy;
    mobilizes body for action (ie, heart rate increase, blood vessels dilate, glucose released into blood, etc);
  5. sensory (affarent) branch of each spinal nerve;
    enters spinal cord on dorsal side

5 True/False Questions

  1. subdural spacespace above dura mater

          

  2. descending tract3 membranes that cover brain and spinal cord, consisting of the dura mater, pia mater, and arachnoid mater

          

  3. cerebellumlargest portion of brain;
    covered with gyri and sulci;
    divided into 2 hemispheres; outermost layer called the cerebral cortex; further divided into 4 lobes: frontal, parietal, temporal, occipital

          

  4. cerebrumlargest portion of brain;
    covered with gyri and sulci;
    divided into 2 hemispheres; outermost layer called the cerebral cortex; further divided into 4 lobes: frontal, parietal, temporal, occipital

          

  5. central nervous systempart of PNS involuntarily controlling glands and muscles of internal organs (such as heart); 2 divisions: sympathetic division arouses;
    parasympathetic division calms;
    aka ANS

          

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