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occurs between the skull and the dura as the result of a ruptured meningeal artery.
is cause by bleeding directly into brain tissue, such as can occur in the case of uncontrolled hypertension.
a viral disease that affects the gray matter of the spinal cord, leading to paralysis of muscles that rely on the damaged neurons.
The uppermost and largest part of the brain that controls and integrates motor, sensory, and higher mental functions is the..
A type of neuroglial cell that transport water and salts between capillaries and neurons is a(an)?
The part of the brain that controls sleep, appetite, bodily temperature, and the secretions from the pituitary gland is the?
Neurotransmitter in the central nervous system; deficient in patients with Parkinson disease
Portion of the brain beneath the thalamus; controls sleep, appetite, body temp., and secretions from the gland
hypothalamus contains neurons that control:
body temperature, sleep, appetite, sexual desire, and emotions such as fear and pleasure.
The thalamus plays a major role in maintaining levels of?
awareness and consciousness. It decides what is and what is not important, selectively processing and relaying sensory information to the cerebral cortex.
What are the functions of the cerebellum?
functions to coordinate voluntary movements and to maintain balance and posture.
The nervous system is divided into two major divisions:
The central nervous system (CNS) and peripheral nervous system.
The peripheral nervous system consists of...
cranial nerves and spinal nerves, plexuses, and peripheral nerves throughout the body.
microscopic fiber leading from the cell body that carries the nervous impulse along a nerve cell...
Microscopic branching fiber of a nerve cell that is the first part to receive the nervous impulse...
Collection of spinal nerves below the end of the spinal cord at the level of the second lumbar vertebra...
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