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What information is carried in the posterior spinocerebella tract?
Unconscious proprioception information for the legs
What is the function of the dorsal horn in the spinal cord cross section?
It is sensory in function
Axons that are apart of the Dorsal Columns on the RIGHT side of the spinal cord are carrying what information?
Conscious proprioception information for the right side of the body
Which of these signs and symptoms are consistent with a hemisection damaging all of the RIGHT side of the spinal cord at the T10 spinal cord level?
Upper motor neuron paralysis for right leg
Which of the extrapyramidal tracts will be the major influence to the gamma motor neurons?
If a patient had a positive Babinski sign for his RIGHT foot, what tract would be severed or cut, to give that clinical sign?
Lateral corticospinal tract on the right side
Which of these cortical areas would receive and would be integrating highly processed information from all the major cortical regions?
Somatosensory association cortex
In which lobule is the primary motor cortex located?
For Huntington's disease, which symptom DOES NOT typically occur?
The person develops akinesia and can have a slow shuffling gate.
Which statement about the cerebellum is true?
The vestibulocerebellum division processes information from the inner ear.
Which statement is TRUE about the cerebal cortex?
The human brain has a greater proportion of interneurons than animal brains
For the smooth movements involving the cerebellar circuitry, which tract will send information out from the cerebellum towards the cortex, so that the cortex can modify/adjust its movement information that it sends to the muscles?
Where in the CNS are the preganglionic cell bodies of the parasympathetic nervous system found?
In both the brain stem and the sacral spinal cord levels
What neurotransmitter is typically released by a postganglionic sympathetic neuron at its target?
For the heart, what is the receptor type for its parasympathetic innervation?
Epinephrine released from the adrenal gland binds with which receptors on blood vessels to cause vasolidation?
B2 adrenergic receptors
What functional description of structures associated with the limbic system is INCORRECT?
The limbic system does not activate the autonomic nervous system.
Which of these structures is NOT apart of the limbic system?
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