Science Quiz / Physiology 2 Test 1

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