nervous system part 2

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example of a sense organ

ear

central nervous system

brain and spinal cord

peripheral nervous system

nerves that extend to the outlying parts of the body

autonomic nervous system

subdivision of peripheral nervous system

the portion of the brain stem that joins the spinal cord to the brais is the

medulla

the cerebrum

is not part of the diencephalon

ADH is produced by the

hypothalamus

what part of the brain helps in the association of sensations with emotions and also aids in the arousal or alerting mechanism?

Thalamus

The area of the cerebrum responsible for the perception of sound lies in the ------ lobe.

temporal

visual perception is located in the----- lobe

occipital

within the interior of the cerebrum are a few islands of gray matter known as...

basal ganglia

a cerebrovascular accident is commonly referred to as

a stroke

parkinson's disease is a disease of the

cerebral nuclei

The spinal cord is how long?

17-18"

The spinal cord ends at the bottom of the...

1st lumbar

Denrites and cell bodies of sympathetic preganglionic neurons are located in the?

gray matter of the thoracic and upper lumbar segments of the spinal cord

another name for the parasympathetic nervous system is

craniosacral

sympathetic stimulation usually results in

response by numerous organs

parasympathetic stimulation frequently results in

response by only one organ

what conducts impulses toward the cell body?

dendrites

the outer cell membrane of a schwann cell is called the

neurilemma

the myelin sheath in the brain and spinal cord is produced by the

oligodendrocytes

the simplest kind of reflex arc is a

two-neuron arc

a ganglion is a group of nerve cell bodies located in the..

PNS

each synaptic knob vesicle contains a very small quantity of a chemical compound called a

neurotransmitter

the following is a function of the hypothalamus

regulation of body temperature

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