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The deep meninge composed of delicate connective tissue that clings tight to spinal cord and brain
Collection of nerve roots at the inferior end of the vertebra. "Horses tail" where nerves spread out.
Attach the spinal cord laterally to the vertebra. Spinal cord is suspended in the middle of the Dural Sheath.
Stretching the muscle activates a muscle spindle, allowing the spindle to cause a reflex to signal stretched muscle to contract.
Area of skin innervated by the cutaneous branches of a single spinal nerve. (Pricking body parts for paralysis test).
Most inferior part of the brain stem. From the ventral wall of the fourth ventrical along with the Pons.
Decussation of Pyramids
Cross over points of the corticospinal tracts. Where right side of brain controls the left side of body and vice-versa.
The buldging brainstem region between the midbrain and the Medulla Oblongota. Send signals <-- --> and up and down.
Right on top of the brain stem. Located between the diencephalon and the pons. Contain the superior and inferior colliculi (boobies).
Provides precise timing and appropriate patterns of skeletal muscle contraction for coordination and balance. Keeps you moving after movement has been made.Contains the Vermis and Arbor Vitae.
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF)
Cushions CNS organs and nourishes the brain. Formed by the choroid Plexus.
Responsible for homeostasis of the Autonomic nervous system. The gland of all glands. Produces hormones to support or shut off other glands as it wants.
Works in consciousness, integration, understanding, communication, memory, and voluntary movements. Where Brocas Speech and Wernickes area.
Masses of gray matter found deep within the Cerebral white matter. Contains the Thalamus, Putamen, and Caudate Nucleus.
Contains the Reticular Activating System (RAS) which sends impulses to the cerebral cortex to keep it conscious, aroused and alert when awake. Makes you aware of your surroundings for protection.
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