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Head Spinal Injuries

Paris of nerves that enter and exit the spinal cord betwen the vertabrae, 12 pairs of cranial nerves that travel between the brain and organs without passing through the spinal cord, and all of the body's other motor and sensory nerves Peripherial nervous system
Mile closed head injury without detectable damage to the brain Concussion
Body system that is divided into 2 subsystems and that provides overall control of thought, sensation, and the voluntary and involuntary motor functions of the body Nervous System
Cheek bone; also called the Zygomatic bone Malar
Bony bump on a vertabra that you can feel on a person's back Spinous process
Bones of the spinal column Vertabrae
Moveable joint formed between the mandible and the temporal bones; called the TM joint Tempromandibular joint
Bony structures making up the forehead, top, back,and upper sides of the skull Cranium
Fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord Cerebralspinal fluid (CSP)
Bruised brain caused when the force of a blow to the head is great enough to rupture blood vessels Contusion
Brain and the spinal cords Central Nervous System
Bones that form part of the sides of the skull and floor of the cranial cavity Temproal Bones
Bones that form the upper third, or bridge, of the nose Nasal Bones
Bony structures, or sockets, around the eyes Orbits
Nervous system that consists of nerves that control involuntary functions such as the heartbeat and breathing Autonomic Nervous System
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