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list the 3 major structures of neurons cell body, dendrites, axons
which section of the cerebrum can only be seen on dissection? insula
what are the 4 major structures of the brain? cerebrum, brainstem, cerebellum, dispcephalon
what are the 4 major types of neurogila? astrocytes, oligodendrocytes, microgila, ependyma
what is the function of the hypothalamus? regulates involuntary activites of the ANS
describe the spinal cord transmits sensory impluses, composed of inner grey/outer white, located inside the spinal cavity
what are the 2 types of nerve cells found in the nervous system? neurons, neurogila
what are 3 types of neurosis? hysteria, phobia, OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder)
what does CNS consist of? brain, spinal cord
what is Alzheimer disease? progressive neurological disorder that causes memory loss and serious mental diterioration
what is CSF? cerebrospinal fluid, colourless shock absorbing fluid that circulates around the brain and spinal cord
what is Parkinson disease? progressive neurological disorder affecting that portion of the brain responsible for controlling movement
what is the brainstem composed of? midbrain, medulla, pons
what is the function of the pons? acts as a bridge connecting the midbrain to the medulla
what is the function of the thalamus? receives all sensory stimuli except olfactory
Created by: lexieeesmith