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  1. Sulci
  2. Inferior
  3. Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)
  4. Arachnoid Membrane
  5. Brain Stem
  1. a The part of the brain on which the cerebral hemispheres rest; in general, it regulates reflex activities that are critical for survival
  2. b The meninx that is located between the dura mater and the pia mater and has the appearance of a gauzelike spiderweb
  3. c The part of the peripheral nervous system that participates in the regulation of the body's internal environment
  4. d Small furrows in a convoluted cortex
  5. e Toward the bottom of the primate head or brain

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Nerves that carry motor signals from the central nervous system to the skeletal muscles or internal organs.
  2. Toward the nose end of a vertebrate
  3. The part of the peripheral nervous system that interacts with the external environment
  4. Glial cells that myelinate axons of the central nervous system; also known as oligodendroglia
  5. A neural stain that completely darkens a few of the neurons in each slice of tissue, thereby revealing their silhouettes

5 True/False questions

  1. MeningesThe three protective membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord


  2. Sagittal SectionsAny slices of brain tissue cut in a plane that is parallel to the face; also termed coronal sections


  3. Dorsal Root GangliaToward the surface of the back of a vertebrate or toward the top of the head


  4. Blood-Brain BarrierPortions of the nervous system that are gray because they are composed largely of neural cell bodies and unmyelinated interneurons


  5. Schwann CellsThe glial cells that compose the myelin sheaths of PNS axons and promote their regeneration