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  1. Meninges
  2. Proximal
  3. Lateral
  4. Decussate
  5. Dorsal Horns
  1. a The three protective membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord
  2. b Away from the midline of the body of a vertebrate, toward the body's lateral surfaces
  3. c The two dorsal arms of the spinal gray matter
  4. d To cross over to the other side of the brain
  5. e Nearer the central core of the body

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the diencephalic structure that sits just below the anterior portion of the thalamus; it plays a role in motivated behaviors, in part by controlling the pituitary gland
  2. The part of the peripheral nervous system that participates in the regulation of the body's internal environment
  3. The meninx that is located between the dura mater and the pia mater and has the appearance of a gauzelike spiderweb
  4. Several classes of nonneural cells of the nervous system, whose important contributions to nervous system function are just starting to be understood
  5. The delicate, innermost meninx

5 True/False Questions

  1. MyelinA fatty insulating substance found in the extensions of glial cells


  2. MicrogliaGlial cells that respond to injury or disease by engulfing cellular debris and triggering inflammatory responses


  3. Sympathetic NervesThose motor nerves of the autonomic nervous system that projects from the CNS in the lumbar and thoracic areas of the spinal cord


  4. Columnar OrganizationThe functional organization of the neocortex in vertical columns; the cells in each column form a mini-circuit that performs a single function


  5. Choroid PlexusesThe 12 pairs of nerves extending from the brain (e.g., the optic nerves, the olfactor nerves, and the vagus nerves)


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