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Nervous System Organ

Module 4

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The spinal cord is continuous with the... brain (medulla oblongata)
The three membranes surrounding and protecting the spinal cord are... meninges
The outermost membrane is the... dua mater
The inner membrane is the... Pia mater
Clear, watery fluid found in the central canal of the spinal cord is called... cerebrospinal fluid
The spinal cord serves as a coordinating center for the... reflex arc
The brain receives impulses from the spinal cord & 12 pairs of the ... cranial nerves
The region of the frontal lobe concerned with motor function for speech is... Broca's Area
The sense of smell is located within... cerebrum
The cavities of the brain are called... ventricles
The brain region lying posterior to the medulla & serves as a coordinating center for motor activity is... cerebellum
The rounded bulge in the brain stem separating the midbrain from the medulla is the... pons
The swollen stem of the brain connecting the spinal cord to the remainder of the brain is the... medulla oblongata
The human body has spinal nerves numbering... 31 pairs
The sensory somatic system is composed of spinal nerves and... cranial nerves
Emotional experiences are regulated within the... limbic system
The nucleus of the diencephalon relaying sensory impulses into the cerebral cortex is the... thalamus
The nucleus of the diencephalon producing hormones stored to be released by the pituitary gland is the... hypothalamus
The spinal nerves communicates impulses between various parts of the body and the... spinal cord
Created by: brookeadams
 

 



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