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

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