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Chapter 13 The Peripheral Nervous System
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The patellar "knee jerk" reflex is an example of a
Which nerve is not a branch of the trigeminal nerve?
Which of the following nerves does not arise from the brachial plexus?
Which of the following is not a way that sensory receptors are classified?
Sensitivity to a stimulus
Which of the following is not a main level of neural integration in the somatosensory system?
The posterior side of the thigh, leg, and foot is served by which nerve?
Starting at the spinal cord, the subdivisions of the brachial plexus are
roots, trunks, divisons, and cords
The cranial nerve with a cervical origin (spinal cord) is the
Which of the following is an incorrect statement regarding the occurrence of a sensation?
The stimulus energy must be converted into the energy of a graded potential called a transduction potential
A major nerve of the lumbar plexus is the
Inborn or intrinsic reflexes are
involuntary, yet may be modified by learned behavior
Which of the following is not an aspect of sensory perception?
Striking the "funny bone" is actually stimulation of ( or injury to) the
A reflex that causes muscle relaxation and lengthening in response to muscle tension is called a
Pressure , pain, and temperature receptors in the skin are
Potentially damaging stimuli that result in pain are selectively detected by
Which receptors adapt most slowly
Nerves that carry impulses toward CNS only are
After axonal injury, regeneration in peripheral nerves is guided by
Regeneration within the CNS
is prevented due to growth-inhibiting proteins of oligodendrocytes
In a crossed-extensor reflex, if the right arm was grabbed it would flex and the left arm would
What does pattern recognition do?
Allow us to recognize a familiar face
All processing at the circuit level going up to the perceptual level must synapse in the
The sciatic nerve is a combination of which two nerves?
common fibular and tibial
Which nerve is compressed in carpal tunnel syndrome?
Bell's palsy is
characterized by paralysis of facial muscles?
Which of the following is correct simple spinal reflex arc?
receptor, afferent neuron, integration center, efferent neuron, effector
Mixed cranial nerves containing both motor and sensory fibers include all except which of the following?
Transduction refers to conversion of
stimulus energy into energy of a graded potential
The flexor muscles in the anterior arm (biceps brachii and brachialis) are innervated by what nerve?
The cranial nerves that have neural connections with the tongue include all except the
Problem in balance may follow trauma in which nerve?
Ganglia is associated with the afferent nerve fibers
contain cell bodies of sensory neurons
Feeling a gentle caress on your arm would likely involve all of he following except
A patient who received a blow the side of he skull exhibits the following signs and symptoms on that side of the face: he is unable to close his eye, and the corner of his mouth droops. Which cranial nerve has been damaged?
If the ventral root of a spinal nerve were cut, what would be the result in the tissue of region that nerve supplies?
a complete loss of sensation
The highest level of motor control involves the basal nuclei and the
Body movement receptors are called
The perineurium defines the boundary of a
Which nerve is the largest of the cranial nerves
The primary receptor for he pain stimuli is the
The facial nerve is a cranial nerves numbers
Tingling sensation when blood has been cut off from an area, as when blood has been cut off from an area, as when the foot "goes to sleep"
Partial or total of smell is known as
The thickest and the longest nerve in the body is the
Information regarding skeletal muscle tension is provided by tendon organs
and muscle length by muscle spindles
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