Physiology 2 Test 1

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How many coccygeal spinal nerves are there?
What are the two types of receptors for acetylcholine?
Gamma Aminobutyric Acida) Excitatory b) Inhibitory c) Excitatory in most cases, some inhibitory
What is the wishbone shaped group of structures around the brainstem?
What are the convolutions of the brain called?
What neurotransmitter is involved in arousal?
What neurotransmitter is involved in a variety of functions?
What is the function of cranial nerve 3?
What is the function of cranial nerve 2?
What means towards the back of the body?
What two structures make up the telencephalon?
What part of the brain directs smooth, precise movements?
What two structures make up the cerebral cortex?
Another word for descending?Motor System
What are the two distinct classes of cells in the nervous system?
What is the name of cranial nerve 10?
What neurotransmitter is found in the brain stem?
What is another word for ascending?Sensory System
Norepinephrinea) Excitatory b) Inhibitory c) Excitatory in most cases, some inhibitory
What is the thick band of fibers that connects the two brain hemispheres?
How many lumbar spinal nerves are there?
What system is responsible for arousal, wakefulness and consciousness?
What is the name of cranial nerve 3?
What is considered the 'head ganglion' of the autonomic nervous system?
What is the motor function of cranial nerve 10?
What part of the brain is a network of nuclei and interlacing nerve fibers in medulla, pons and midbrain?
What two structures make up the diencephalon?
What cut is ear to ear over face?
Dopaminea) Excitatory b) Inhibitory c) Excitatory in most cases, some inhibitory
What means near the median plane?
What part of the brain coordinates subconscious movements of skeletal muscles?
What neurotransmitter is involved in inducing sleep?
What neurotransmitter is found in the basal ganglia?
How many pairs of spinal nerves are there?
What are the five divisions of the spinal cord?
What neurotransmitter is found in the cerebral cortex?
What neurotransmitter is involved in the subconscious movements of skeletal muscles?
What means nearer to the central axis of the body?
What is the function of cranial nerve 1?
What neurotransmitter is involved in regulation of mood?
Glycinea) Excitatory b) Inhibitory c) Excitatory in most cases, some inhibitory
Question/DefinitionAnswer/TermExtra Info
What part of the brain contains nuclei for five cranial nerves?
What part of the brain recives and integrates sensory and motor impules?
What kind of matter is the outer layer of the cortex?
How many cervical spinal nerves are there?
What neurotransmitter is involved in motor control?
What part of the brain is an important control center for muscular movements?
What neuromodulator inhibits pain?
The spinal cord contains how many major descending tracts?
What is the name of cranial nerve 8?
What means upper?
What are the two divisions of the PNS?
What is the cerebellum connected to the brainstem by?
What disease is associated with dopamine dysfunction?
What disease is associated with pre-synaptic acetylcholine receptor malfunction?
What is a part of the motivational system?
What are the three types of glia?
What regulates the pituitary gland?
What means lower?
What is the sensory function of cranial nerve 10?
Serotonina) Excitatory b) Inhibitory c) Excitatory in most cases, some inhibitory
What is the fastest conduction velocity of an action potential?
What are the three types of neurons?
What is the maximum frequency for action potentials?
What neurotransmitter is found in the substantia nigra?
What neurotransmitter is found in the spinal cord?
What is the name of the neuron coating cell that allows for better conduction in the CNS?
What means farther from the medial plane?
How many thoracic spinal nerves are there?
Which cranial nerve does not pass through the thalamus?
What is the name of cranial nerve 2?
What are the three major systems of the CNS?
What cut is parallel to straight down the nose?
Acetylcholinea) Excitatory b) Inhibitory c) Excitatory in most cases, some inhibitory
What is the principle relay for almost all signals from the spinal cord, brain stem, cerebellum to the cerebral cortex?
What relays motor impulses from the cerebral cortex to the spinal cord?
What neurotransmitter is found in the sensory pathways?
What cut is ear to ear over the top?
What are the four components of most neurons?In order from start to finish
What is another name for the midbrain?
What neurotransmitter is involved in emotion?
What are the infoldings of the brain called?
Question/DefinitionAnswer/TermExtra Info
What disease is associated with post-synaptic acetylcholine receptor malfunction?
What part of the brain contains nuclei for four cranial nerves?
What are the four lobes of the brain?
What neuromodulator is found in the hypothalamus?
What neurotransmitter is found in the hypothalamus?
What does the Limbic System include?
What cut is straight down the nose?
What is the name of the neuron coating cell that allows for better conduction in the PNS?
What part of the brain contains superior and inferior colliculi?
What part of the brain functions in memory and emotions?
What glial cell provides nutrients to neurons, repairs damages and absorbs potassium?
What neurotransmitter is found in the sympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system?
What neuromodulator is found in parts of the limbic system?
Which glial cell produces cerebral spinal fluid?
What is the Dale principle?
What neurotransmitter is involved in sensory perception?
What part of the brain contains nuclei regulating the respiratory centers in the medulla?
What part of the brain maintains equilibrium?
What neurotransmitter is a likely target for Valium?
What are the six major divisions of the CNS?
What part of the brain contains nuclei for two cranial nerves?
What part of the brain is the second largest?
What means towards the front of the body?
What kind of matter is the inner layer of the cortex?
What means farther from the central axis of the body?`
What are the really deep infoldings of the brain called?
Glutamatea) Excitatory b) Inhibitory c) Excitatory in most cases, some inhibitory
What neurotransmitter is involved in dreaming?
What does the Basal Ganglia include?
The spinal cord contains how many major ascending tracts?
What neuromodulator is found in the spinal cord pathways?
Information is sent by action potential ______?
What neurotransmitter is involved in temperature regulation?
What neurotransmitter is found in the cerebellum?
What are the three major components of the medulla?
What is the name of cranial nerve 1?
What neuromodulator is found in the thalamus?
What is the function of cranial nerve 8?
What neuromodulator stimulates perception of pain?
How many sacral spinal nerves are there?

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