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Skinner MT Ch 8

What is your quest? Holy grail
Autonomic nervous system ANS
Central nervous system CNS
Computerized tomography CT
Electroencephalogram EEC
Level of consciousness LOC
Magnetic resonance imaging MRI
Pneumoencephalogram PEG
Positron emission tomography PET
Peripheral nervous system PNS
Somatic nervous system SNS
Without sensitivity to pain analgesia
Abnormally slow movement bradykinesia
Pain in the head; headache cephalalgia
The part of the brain responsible for coordinating voluntary muscular movement cerebellum
The largest and uppermost part of the brain cerebrum
A projection that extends from the nerve cell body dendrite
The outermost of the three membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord dura mater
The part of the nervous system consisting of axons that are not covered with myelin sheath gray matter
The study of muscle movement kinesiology
The three layers of protective membrane surrounding the brain and spinal cord meninges
The supporting tissue of the nervous system neuroglia
The process by which certain cells engulf and destroy cellular debris phagocytosis
The innermost of the three membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord pia mater
The space between the end of one nerve and the beginning of another synapse
The part of the brain located between the cerebral hemispheres and the midbrain thalamus
alges/o, -algesia Sensitivity to pain
cerebell/o Cerebellum
cerebr/o Cerebrum
encephal/o Brain
esthesi/o, -esthesia Sensation or feeling
gli/o Neuroglia or gluey substance
mening/o Meninges
myel/o Spinal cord or bone marrow
neur/o Nerve
thec/o Sheath
The nerves that transmit impulses toward the brain are called Afferent nerves
The nerves that transmit impulses away from the brain and spinal cord are called Efferent nerves
The nerves that conduct impulses from afferent nerves to or toward efferent nerves are called Interneurons
The outermost layer of the meninges? Dura mater
The middle layer of the meninges Arachnoid
The innermost layer of the meninges Pia mater
Which part of the brain controls consciousness, memory, sensations, emotions, and voluntary movements? Cerebrum
Which part of the brain has an essential role in coordinating balance and movement? Cerebellum
Which structure of the brain regulates many sensory functions, such as body temperature, sleep, and appetite? Hypothalamus
The absence of the brain and spinal cord at birth Anencephaly
The nerves that regulate involuntary body functions such as increasing heart rate and raising blood pressure are called? Sympathetic nerves
The nerves that regulate involuntary body functions such as slowing the heart rate and relaxing sphincters are called? Parasympathetic nerves
Phagocytic neuroglia cells are called? Microglia
What is the protective covering that some axons have? Myelin sheath
The space between the axon of one neuron and the dendrite(s) of another neuron is called? Synapse
Created by: askinner