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Quiz 5 pg78-86

SALT Health

which side of the bran is credited with creative work like painting or sculpting? right
the portion of the brain that controls skeletal muscles during complex movements like sports cerebellum
damage to the riticular formation can cause a person to go into a coma. Why? reticular formation
name the 2 major divisions of the nervous system central nervous systems and peripheral nervous system
what are the 3 parts of each neuron called? cell body, dendrites, axons
name the 3 types of neurons sensory neuron (relays info regarding pain and the senses), motor neuron (relays messages to other parts of the body), interneuron (processes information)
what is the most important organ of the nervous system? the brain
the nerve cells of the body neurons
the largest part of the brain, consisting of 2 hemispheres, controls thought and memory cerebrum
all nerve fibers that connect the brain and the spinal cord pass through what? the spinal cord
therm- or thermo- heat
three parts of the brain cerebrum, cerebellum, brain stem
part of the brain that controls involuntary muscles like breathing and heartbeat brain stem
parts of the central nervous system brain and spinal cord
what does the peripheral nervous system consist of the nerves
sensory receptors in your skin that respond to touch and pressure mechanoreceptors
sensory receptors in your skin that respond to temperature thermoreceptors
the nerve endings in your nose and tongue which are sensitive to chemicals chemoreceptors
the tough outermost layer of the eye sclera
the colored part of the eye iris
the opening in the iris of the eye where light enters pupil
scler- or sclero- hard
chem- or chemo- chemical
light sensitive nerve cells at the back of the eye retina
astigmatism abnormally shaped cornea that causes focusing problems
myopia nearsightedness - the inability to focus on distant objects
hyperopia farsightedness - the inability to focus on nearby objects
Created by: libbykaly