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Nervous System

anything dealing with the nervous system

What is "process of recording the electrical activity of the brain" electroencephalography
The diagnostic test in which cerebrospinal fluid is withdrawn from the lumbar back for analysis is? lumbar puncture
neurolysis is? destruction of a nerve
cephal/o head
The section that processes our thoughts, judgement, and memory is the? cerebrum
The cranial nerve that supplies most organs in the abdominal and thoracic cavities is the? vagus nerve
One-sided facial paralysis with an unknown cause is known as? Bell's palsy
headache? cephalalgia
a reflex test that suggests abnormalities in the nervous system is known as? Babinski's sign
The section of the brain that contains the thalamus and hypothalamus is the? diencephalon
Fainting? syncope
The largest section of the brain is the? cerebrum
impairment of speech dysphasia
The cranial nerve that transports impulses for sense of smell to the brain is the? olfactory nerve
-paresis weakness
the thin innermost layer of the meninges is the? pia mater
an abnormal deep sleep resulting from an illness or injury is a? coma
Nerve tumor neuroma
The section of the brain that maintains balance? cerebellum
Olfactory transports impulses for sense of smell
Optic Carries impulses from sense of sight
oculomotor motor impulses for eye muscle movement and the pupil of eye
trochlear controls oblique muscle of eye on each side
trigeminal carries sensory facial impulses and controls muscles for chewing; branches into eye, forehead, upper and lower jaw
abducens controls an eyeball muscle to turn eye to side
facial controls facial muscles for expression, slivation, and teste on two-thirds of tongue (anterior)
vestibulocochlear responsible for impulses of equilibrium and hearing; also called auditory nerve
glossopharyngeal carries sensory impulses from pharynx (swallowing) and taste on on-third of tongue
vagus supplies most organs in abdominal and thoracic cavities
accessory controls the neck and shoulder muscles
hypoglossal controls tongue muscles
Created by: Seanmorrone