Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


organs of the central nervous system

major portion of the central nervous system brain
controls skeletal muscles, interprets general senses cerebrum
spaces within the brain that contain a fluid called cerebrospinal fluid ventricles
located under the posterior portion of the cerbrum cerebellum
stemlike portion of the brain that connects with the spinal cord brainstem
bridge pons
control respiration, heart rate, and muscles in the blood vessel walls medulla oblongata
most superior portion of the brainstem midbrain
clear, colorless fluid contained in the ventricles cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)
passes through the ertebral canal extending from the medulla oblongata spinal cord
three layers of membrane that covers the brain and spinal cord meninges
tough outer layer of teh meninges dura mater
delicate middle layer of the meninges arachnoid
thin inner layer of meninges pia mater
cordlike structure that carries impulses nerve
group of nerve cell bodies located outside ganglion
cells that form support and nourish nervous tissue glia
conducts nerve impulses to carry out the function neuron
Created by: Gadley



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards