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

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