20 terms

Nervous System Lab

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medulla oblongata
regulate heartbeat, breathing, blood pressure, vomiting, coughing
cerebellum
smoothes and coordinates skilled skeletal muscle movement; also posture and balance
pineal gland
secretes melatonin that controls the sleep-wake cycle
hypothalamus
controls autonomic nervous system; regulates hormones, emotional behavior, temperature, eating, and drinking behavior
cerebral cortex
interprets sensory input, controls skilled skeletal muscle movements; involved in emotional/intellectual processes
pons
helps control breathing; conducts impulses to and from the cerebellum, midbrain, and medulla
thalamus
relays all sensory input to the cerebral cortex; involved in skeletal muscle actions and memory processing
corpora quadrigemma
coordinates visual and auditory reflexes
basal nuclei
coordinates gross, automatic muscle movements; also involved in limbic system
corpus callosum
white fiber tracts communicating between hemispheres
oculomotor
movement of eyelid, eyeball, pupillary constriction
trochlear
superior oblique eyeball muscle
trigeminal
ophthalmic, maxillary, madibular areas, chewing
abducens
lateral rectus eyeball muscle
facial
taste, facial expression; secretion of tears; salivation
vestibulocochlear
equilibrium, hearing
glossopharyngeal
taste, swallowing and speech; secretion of saliva
vagus
taste, somatic sensation from pharynx, epiglottis, swallowing, coughing, voice production, smooth muscle contraction of GI tract
accesory
swallowing, movement of head/shoulders
hypoglossal
speech and swallowing, tongue muscles