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

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