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True or false: ventral rami contain both sensory and motor neurons.
Which of these tissues attenuates x-rays the most: liquid, air, bone, or fat.
The white rami of communicans represent the _________ neurons of sympathetic outflow.
Suture joints of the skull are attached by ________.
Tic doloreux is a painful disease of the face that is caused by a problem with ________ cells.
Flow, velocity, and direction of blood flow can be determined using the recently developed _______ ultrasound technique.
A patient complains that she is unable to flex her elbow or supinate her forarem. You initially suspect damage to the ________ nerve.
Visualizing arteries or veins using an X-ray is done with ______.
In the ANS, the ____________ neuron is unmyelinated.
On a CT can, air will appear ______.
Falling on your neck can cause damage to C5-C6; clinically, this could manifest as a pronated and partially extended position of the arm, also called:
True or False: preganglionic neurons of sympathetic innervation of the adrenal medulla go from the ventral root through the sympathetic trunk ganglion to synapse there.
Of the three classifications of neurons (uni, bi, and multipolar), _______ neurons are always sensory.
The ____________ around bones is the reason it hurts so much to break a bone.
Complete the anaology: motor : efferent :: _______ : afferent
The spinal cord has two enlargements outflow of nerves is increased; these are the cervical and ________ enlargements.
Photons of light expose an x-ray film; if there is nothing in between the x-ray beam and the film, the resulting image would appear completely:
The outermost of the meninges of the CNS is the ______ ______.
Treatment for _______ relieves the symptom of sweaty palms by killing some of the sympathetic nerve fibers.
Long bones contain primarily _______ bone.
Intramural ganglia, those that lie very close to the target organ, are more characteristic of the ________ nervous system
True or False: ANS neurons must synapse in ganglia on the same level as the spinal nerve they are in.
A patient has limited ANS innervation of a particular part of her gut. If her inferior esophagus were distended after a barium swallow, you would likely diagnose her as having:
Between MRI and CT, ____ provides more contrast between tissues and structures.
A tumor grows to include the median nerve. The patient will likely lose the ability to _______ his thumb as a result.
Bones that support the head, neck, and trunk are collectively called the ______ skeleton.
The termination of the spinal cord, at which points it stops to grow, is known as the:
This is a pathology where cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is not reabsorbed in the CNS, leading to excessive CSF accumulation.
Bowels can be more easily visualized on an X-ray using ________ as a contrast agent.
_________ nerve damage causes someone to be unable to adduct their fingers.
Ligaments link syndesmoses while _________ links symphyses.
_________ joints allow for the most movement and impact.
In a somatic polysynaptic reflex arc, the ___________ connects the sensory afferent neuron to the motor efferent neuron.
The more common name for the thoracolumbar branch of the ANS is the: _______ nervous system.
The procedure in which a syringe is inserted between L4 and L5 in order to withdraw CSF from a patient is known as:
Dorsal and ventral roots will merge to form a __________ ________.
___________ is a crucial component of cartilage, especially in weight-bearing joints.
All visceral reflex arcs are ____-synaptic.
The scapula is considered part of the ______ skeleton.
Herpes zoster infects a dorsal root ganglion and manifests as a rash in the area of skin associated with the nerve; this area of skin is called a:
True or false: nerves exit the brachial plexus before it has reached the distal 'branches'.
Postganglionic neurons of the sympathetic nervous system release _________.
The condition that causes severe facial blushing is known as:
A positively charged particle of anti-matter, also called an 'anti-electron,' is also called a:
True or false: since nerves carry only one type of fiber (sensory or motor), cutting a nerve will only make a patient lose sensory perception or motor control, respectively.
Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) stimulates the acitivity of osteo-______.
The brachial plexus begins proximally in roots that are continuations of ________ rami.

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