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chapter 8 - TNS

the nervous system

The middle layer of meninges is called the arachnoid
Which part of the brain has an essential role in coordinating balance and movement? cerebellum
Neves the transmit impulses away from the brain and spinal cord are called efferent nerves
Which structure of the brain regulates many Sensory functions such as body temperature, sleep, and appetite? hypothalamus
The innermost layer of the meninges is called the pia mater
Nerves that transmit impulses toward the brain are called afferent nerves
The absence of the brain and spinal cord at birth is called anencephaly
The outermost layer of the meninges is called the dura mater
Nerves that conduct impulses from afferent nerves to or toward efferent nerves are called interneurons
Which part of the brain controls consciousness, memory, sensations, emotions, and voluntary movements? cerebrum
True or False: The blood-brain barrier keeps harmful substances away from the brain. True
True or False: The peripheral nervous system is responsible for processing and storing sensory and motor information. False
True or False: the somatic nervous system provides voluntary control over skeletal muscle contractions. True
True or False: Trigeminal neuralgia radiates along the 5th cranial nerve. True
Created by: hgladwin