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Nervous Short Answer

Nervous System Short Answer Review

List three major structures of neurons Cell Body, Dendrites,Axons
Which section of the cerebrum can only be seen on dissection insula
What are four major structures of the brain Cerebrum, Cerebellum, Diencephalon Brainstem
What are the four major types of neuroglia Astrocytes, Oligodendrocytes, Microglia Ependyma
what is the function of the hypothalamus regulates heart rate, body temp, fluid balance and many endocrine functions
Describe the spinal cord transmits sensory impulses composed of an inner gray matter/outer white matter located in the spinal cavity
what are 3 types of neurosis phobia, hysteria, obsessive compulsive disorder
what does the central nervous system consist of brain and spinal cord
what is Alzheimer disease progressive neurological disorder that causes memory loss and serious mental deterioration
describe Parkinson disease progressive neurological disorder affecting the portion of the brain responsible for controlling movement
what is cerebrospinal fluid colourless, shock-absorbing fluid that circulates around the brain and spinal cord and provides nutritive substances to the CNS
what is the brainstem composed of midbrain, medulla and pons
what is the function of the pons acts as a bridge connecting the midbrain to the medulla
what are the two main divisions of the nervous system central nervous system CNS peripheral nervous system
describe the parasympathetic nervous system rest and digest responds when immediate action is not required
describe the sympathetic nervous system fight or flight responds when immediate actions are required
what is the function of the thalamus receives all sensory stimuli except olfactory and receives impulses from the cerebrum and relays them to efferent nerves
what are the two types of nerve cells found in the nervous system Neurons, Neuroglia
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