Science Quiz / Nervous System Test

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Function/DefinitionNervous System PartWhere in the Nervous System
Junction between two neurons
Fluid buildup on the brain due to failure of cerebrospinal fluid drainage
Collects sight data
Understanding language *similar to another area*
Reflex centers for vision and hearing
Planning action and movement, abstract thought, emotion and judgment
Conducts impulses away from cell body
Consists of the brain and spinal cord
Connects sensory and motor neurons
Golgi Tendon Organ, Muscle spindle, detecting stretch/tension in muscle
'Fight or Flight'
I: Na+ ions into neuron
'Rest and Digest'
P: Impulse moves toward cell body (hopping over myelin in PNS)
Involuntary coordination of body movements; balance; cauliflower-shaped
D: change in polarity of cell membrane
Creates new memories; spacial memory, navigation
Digestive organ control, consciousness and sleep cyles
R: charge on membrane returns to normal when K+ moves out of neuron
Direct route from a sensory to motor neuron via an interneuron
Fiber tracts such as Corpus Callosum
Degenerative disorder of the CNS that impairs the sufferer's motor skills, cognitive processes (pill-rolling tremors)
Gap between adjacent neurons
Collects, integrates, and evaluates taste data
3 connective tissue membranes that cover brain and spinal cord
Function/DefinitionNervous System PartWhere in the Nervous System
Spiderlike phagocyte; disposes of debris
Integrates and evaluates sight data
Subdivision that deals with voluntary/conscious control of body
Helps you physically say what you want to say
Naming visual imput and understanding language
Nerve Impulse
Protects neuron cell bodies
Grooves in brain
Heart rate; blood pressure; breathing; swallowing; vomiting; not crocodiles
Subdivision that deals with involuntary control of body
Improper formation of the vertebra, leading to a pinched spinal cord
Result of excessive alcohol consumption during pregnancy
Breathing Control
Star-shaped; braces neurons and controls chemical environment of brain
Lines cavities of brain and spinal cord; circulates cerebrospinal fluid
Division that carries info TO body tissues/organs from CNS
R: Na+ and K+ change places VIA Sodium-Potassium pumps
Coordinates emotional response to pain and regulates rage and aggresion
Division that carries info FROM body sense organs to CNS
Houses pineal body and choroid plexus to make cerebrospinal fluid
Neuromuscular disorder in which voluntary muscles are poorly controlled
Collects hearing data
Consists of cranial and spinal nerves
Inflammation of meninges
Gaps in myelin sheath along an axon
Function/DefinitionNervous System PartWhere in the Nervous System
Watery cushion to protect brain, in subarachnoid space, ventricles, and central canal of spinal cord
Cytoskeleton, maintains neuron shape
Forgetfulness, irritability, difficulty concentrating as aging occurs
Collects, integrates, and evaluates smell data
Pain, Temperature, Meissner corpuscle (touch/texture), Pacinian corpuscle (pressure)
Plans carrying out complex motor sequences
Connects the Left and Right hemispheres of Cerebrum
Relay station for sensory impulses and sends them to correct cortex
Forms myelin sheath in PNS
produces myelin sheath around CNS nerve fibers
Specialized rough ER in neuron
Integrates and evalutates hearing data
Rapid, predicatble and involuntary response to stimuli
Keeps harmful substances from brain through Blood
Regulates body temp, H2O balance; part of limbic system
Conducts impulses toward cell body
Substance that continues a nerve impulse from an axon to a dendrite
Ridges in brain
Receives and interprets information from sensory receptors
Consists mostly of neuron cell bodies
Sends impulses to skeletal muscles
Failure of cerebrum to form
The emotional brain
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