CNS Board Questions

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Gyri

Numerous raised folds on the surface of each cerebral hemisphere are called

Longitudinal Fissure

the deep groove that seperates the right and left cerebral hemisphere is called

Ganglion

Clusters of nerve cell bodies located in the PNS are called

Schwanns cells

Neurological cells that from a myelin sheath around axons are

dendrites

In a neuron, cell process that receive informaton and carry it to the cell body are called

Choroid Plexuses

a tiny reddish cauliflower lik mass of specialized capaillaries from the pia mater and it secretes Cerebrospinal fluid

Medulla Oblongata

the part of the brainstem that regulates the heart rate, breathing, swallowing, coughing and sneezing is the medulla oblongata

Reticular formation

a group of nuclei scattered throughout the brainstem that play a role in arousing and maintaing consciousness is the

Microglia

Neurogia that helps remove bacteria and debris from the CNS are called

Brachial Plexuses

What supplies nerve to the upper limbs

Gray Matter

____________does not have a myelinated sheath

White Matter

__________ has a myelinated sheath

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