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

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