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nervous system part 2

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example of a sense organ
ear
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
medulla
the cerebrum
is not part of the diencephalon
ADH is produced by the
hypothalamus
what part of the brain helps in the association of sensations with emotions and also aids in the arousal or alerting mechanism?
Thalamus
The area of the cerebrum responsible for the perception of sound lies in the ------ lobe.
temporal
visual perception is located in the----- lobe
occipital
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?
17-18"
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
craniosacral
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?
dendrites
the outer cell membrane of a schwann cell is called the
neurilemma
the myelin sheath in the brain and spinal cord is produced by the
oligodendrocytes
the simplest kind of reflex arc is a
two-neuron arc
a ganglion is a group of nerve cell bodies located in the..
PNS
each synaptic knob vesicle contains a very small quantity of a chemical compound called a
neurotransmitter
the following is a function of the hypothalamus
regulation of body temperature