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SBGR Nervous System

SBGR ALH 185 CNS (2012 EK)

reflex A rapid, automatic response to a stimulus
interneuron An association neuron; central nervous system neurons that are between sensory and motor neurons
rami Branches
shingles Viral infection of dorsal root ganglia
dendrite A sensory process of a neuron
microglia Phagocytic neuroglia in the central nervous system
sulcus A groove or furrow
gyrus A prominent fold or ridge of neural cortex on the surfaces of the cerebral hemispheres
neurotransmitter A chemical compound released by one neuron to affect the membrane potential of another
cerebrum The largest portion of the brain, composed of the cerebral hemispheres; includes the cerebral cortex, the basal nuclei, and the internal capsule
synapse The site of communication between a nerve cell and some other cell
cerebellum The posterior portion of the metencephalon, containing the cerebellar hemispheres; includes the arbor vitae, cerebral nuclei, and cerebellar cortex
myelin An insulating, lipid-rich sheath around an axon; consists of multiple layers of neuroglial plasma membrane; significantly increases the impulse propagation rate along the axon
horns Projections of gray matter toward the outer surface of the spinal cord
seizure Temporary cerebral disorder accompanied by abnormal movements, unusual sensations, inappropriate behavior or some combination of these signs and symptoms
electroencephalogram A graphic record of the electrical activities of the brain
meninges Three membranes that surround the surfaces of the central nervous system; the dura mater, the arachnoid, and the pia mater
diencephalon A division of the brain that includes the epithalamus, thalamus and hypothalamus
ganglia A collection of neuron cell bodies outside the central nervous system
plexus A network or braid
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