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Meninges and Peripheral Nervous Systems

what covers and protects the cerebral cortex and the spinal column? Meninges
What is the outer most layer; the hard layer? Dura Mater
What does the term "mater" mean? Mother
What is a spider-like membrane that is the middle of the three meninges? Arachnoid
What is the innermost membrane; the soft layer? Pia Mater
What is the space under the arachnoid and between it and the pia mater? Subarachnoid
What is the fluid that circulates in the ventricles and between the meninges? Cerebrospinal
What is composed of the cranial and spinal nerves? Peripheral
What are the two types of nerves? Sensory and motor
What carries messages to the Central Nervous System? Afferent Nerve
What is a distinct area on the surface of the body that is innervated by each of the spinal nerves? Dermatome
What carries messages away from the Central Nervous System? Efferent Nerve
How many cranial nerves arise from the brainstem in the cranium? 12 parts
How many spinal nerves come off the spinal cord? 31 pairs
What is a mass of nerve cell bodies located in the central nervous system? Ganglion
What is the root word of nerve? Neuro
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