Chapter 11 - Anatomy Final

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Which of the following describes the nervous system integrative function?

analyze sensory information, store information, make decisions

Which of the choices below describes the ANS?

motor fibers that conduct nerve impulses from the CNS to smooth muscle, cardiac muscle, and glands

The part of the neuron that conducts impulses away from its cell body is called an . . .?

axon

An impulse from one nerve cell is communicated to another nerve cell via the . . .?

synapse

Collections of nerve cell bodies outside the CNS are called . . .?

ganglia

The term CNS refers to the . . .?

Brain and Spinal Cord

The substance released at axon terminals to propagate a nervous impulse is called a(n) . . .?

neurotransmitter

The brain stem consists of the . . .?

midbrain, pons, and medulla oblongata?

The vital centers for the control of heart rate, respiration, and blood pressure are located in the . . .?

medulla oblongata

Which fissure separeted the cerebral hemispheres?

longitudinal fissere.

Which of the following best describes the cerebrum?

"executive suite"

A shallow groove on the surface of the cortex is called a . . .?

sulci

The hypothalamus . . .?

is the thermostate of the body because it regulates the temperature.

Which of the following would you not find in normal cerebrospinal fluid?

Red blood cells

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