Central Nervous System
What kind of impulses do descending tracts within the spinal cord carry?
What kind of impulses do ascending tracts within the spinal carry?
What controls emotional experiences and expression?
What are shallow grooves of the brain?
What is responsible for regulation of the body, such as heart rate, body temperature, and blood pressure?
What controls coordination of skeletal muscles and equilibrium?
What part of the brain was named after its seahorse-like shape and is responsible for memory?
What kind of nerve root carries sensory information into the spinal cord?
dorsal nerve root
What kind of nerve root carries motor information out of the spinal cord?
ventral nerve root
tract that controls pain, temperature, and crude touch on opposite side
tract that controls crude touch and pressure
tract that controls discriminating touch and pressure sensations, including vibration, stereognosis, and two-point discrimination; also conscious kinesthesia
fasciculi gracilis and cuneatus
tract that controls unconscious kinesthesia
anterior and posterior spinocerebellar
tract that controls touch that is related to visual reflexes
tract that controls voluntary movement, contraction of individual or small groups of muscles, particularly those moving hands, fingers, feet, and toes of opposite side
tract that controls voluntary movement, contraction of individual or small groups of muscles, particularly those moving hands, fingers, feet, and toes of same side
tract that controls maintainence of posture during movement
tract that controls coordination of body movement and posture
tract that controls head and neck movement during visual reflexes
tract that controls coordination of posture/balance
Which layer of the meninges is made of fat and blood vessels?
Where is cerebrospinal fluid formed?
What are the raised areas of the cerebellum?
What plays a part in sensation, emotion, arousal, alerting, and reflexes?
What regulates the body's biological clock?