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

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