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  1. pia mater
  2. myelin sheath
  3. medulla oblongata
  4. venrtricle
  5. sensory receptor
  1. a thin delicate and deepest meninges layer, directly on brain and spinal cord;
    "pious mother" or "tender mother"
  2. b neuroglial wrapping around an axon;
    insulates electricity inside the axon;
  3. c most inferior portion of brain stem;
    regulates VITAL body functions, such as: heart rate, blood pressure, breathing, swallowing, and wakefulness, and consciousness
  4. d detect environment (internal or external) & relays info to CNS;
    aka afferent receptors
  5. e 1 of 4 cavities in brain, which creates and is filled with cerebrospinal fluid

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. deep groove running from anterior to posterior dividing cerbrum into left and right hemispheres, connected by corpus callosum
  2. 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
  3. 31 pairs of nerves arising from the spinal cord;
    named for location on vertebrae (8C, 12T, 5L, 5S, 1C);
    composed of 2 roots: dorsal and ventral
  4. brain region containing thalamus and hypothalamus;
    hypothalamus is an integral part of the limbic system, and thalamus is functionally connected to limbic system
  5. "little brain" in the inferior posterior portion of brain; controls and coordinates body movement (and all that goes along with it)

5 True/False questions

  1. synapsebundle of axons in PNS


  2. parietal lobesportions of cerebrum anterior to central fissure;
    generates motor commands;
    specializes in speech, language, morality, planning, and other high-level functions


  3. mixed nervecontains both affarent (sensory) & efferent (motor) nerves bundled together


  4. descending tractbundles of axons sending motor commands "down" to muscles


  5. motor nervecarry movement commands (as action potentials) from CNS to muscle cells via descending tracts;
    aka Efferent neuron ("Efferent Exits" brain)


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