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5 Matching questions

  1. subdural space
  2. brain stem
  3. nervous tissue
  4. sensory neuron
  5. sympathetic division
  1. a small space below dura mater
  2. b neuron that detects specific information about environment (stimulus) and conducts information encoded in action potentials via ascending tracts to the CNS;
    aka Affarent neuron
  3. c "fight-or-flight" division of ANS;
    expends energy;
    mobilizes body for action (ie, heart rate increase, blood vessels dilate, glucose released into blood, etc);
  4. d composed of 2 cell types:
    neurons & neuroglia
  5. e midbrain, pons, and medulla oblongata;
    brain regions connecting "higher" brain regions and spinal cord

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. "bridge" between brain stem and cerebellum; contains respiratory centers which regulate breathing
  3. network of interwoven or intersecting nerves;(eg, cervical, brachial, lumbar)
  4. cerebrum
    diencephalon
    cerebellum
    brain stem
  5. large bundle of axons connecting neurons in both cerebral hemispheres

5 True/False questions

  1. frontal lobesportions of cerebrum deep to the parietal bones, posterior to frontal and anterior to occipital lobes;
    processes general sensory information from skin and other senses

          

  2. cerebellum"little brain" in the inferior posterior portion of brain; controls and coordinates body movement (and all that goes along with it)

          

  3. cranial nerves12 pairs of nerves arising from the brain;
    most are mixed nerves

          

  4. reflex arcinvoluntary response to a stimulus, such as knee-jerk response

          

  5. occipital lobesportions of cerebrum deep to the parietal bones, posterior to frontal and anterior to occipital lobes;
    processes general sensory information from skin and other senses