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

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