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example of a sense organ


central nervous system

brain and spinal cord

peripheral nervous system

nerves that extend to the outlying parts of the body

autonomic nervous system

subdivision of peripheral nervous system

the portion of the brain stem that joins the spinal cord to the brais is the


the cerebrum

is not part of the diencephalon

ADH is produced by the


what part of the brain helps in the association of sensations with emotions and also aids in the arousal or alerting mechanism?


The area of the cerebrum responsible for the perception of sound lies in the ------ lobe.


visual perception is located in the----- lobe


within the interior of the cerebrum are a few islands of gray matter known as...

basal ganglia

a cerebrovascular accident is commonly referred to as

a stroke

parkinson's disease is a disease of the

cerebral nuclei

The spinal cord is how long?


The spinal cord ends at the bottom of the...

1st lumbar

Denrites and cell bodies of sympathetic preganglionic neurons are located in the?

gray matter of the thoracic and upper lumbar segments of the spinal cord

another name for the parasympathetic nervous system is


sympathetic stimulation usually results in

response by numerous organs

parasympathetic stimulation frequently results in

response by only one organ

what conducts impulses toward the cell body?


the outer cell membrane of a schwann cell is called the


the myelin sheath in the brain and spinal cord is produced by the


the simplest kind of reflex arc is a

two-neuron arc

a ganglion is a group of nerve cell bodies located in the..


each synaptic knob vesicle contains a very small quantity of a chemical compound called a


the following is a function of the hypothalamus

regulation of body temperature

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