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The suprachiastmatic nucleus, brain nucleus, is the body's
Nuclei of cranial nerves V, VI, and VII are found in the
The arbor vitae refers to
cerebellar white matter.
The brain stem consists of the
midbrain, medulla, and pons
The primary auditory cortex is located in the
carry proprioceptive inputs to the cerebellum
line the ventricles of the brain
The subarachnoid space
lies between the two layers of meninges the arachnoid and pia.
The vital centers for the control of heart rate, respiration, and blood pressure are located in the
Cell bodies of the sensory neurons of the spinal nerves are located in the
dorsal root ganglia of the spinal cord.
separates the cerebral hemispheres.
A shallow groove on the surface of the cortex is called a
If the caudal portion of the neural tube failed to develop properly
the spinal cord may be affected.
The central sulcus
separates frontal lobe from parietal lobe.
Neural tracts that convey life-saving information to the brain concerning burning pain would be
The white matter of the spinal cord contains
myelinated and unmyelinated nerve fibers.
An individual accidentally transected the spinal cord between T1 and L1. This would result in
Spastic paralysis suggests
involvement of the upper motor neurons.
Ridges of tissue on the surface of the cerebral hemispheres are called
The frontal lobe is separated from the temporal lobe by
the lateral sulcus.
Two terms for the massive motor tracts serving voluntary movement are
pyramidal and corticospinal.
An individual who could trace a picture of a bicycle with his or her finger but could not recognize it as a bicycle is most likely to have sustained damage to the
visual association area.
Broca's area is considered a
motor speech area.
The prefrontal cortex is
part of the cerebral cortex is involved in intellect, cognition, recall, and personality.
The blood-brain barrier is
effective against metabolic waste such as urea.
The process of linking new facts with old facts already stored in the memory bank is called
The procedural category of memory
is involved when playing the piano
The brain area that regulates activities that control the state of wakefulness or alertness of the cerebral cortex is the
is associated with temporary skeletal muscle inhibition except for ocular muscles and diaphragm.
Important nuclei of the indirect (multineural) system that receive impulses from the equilibrium apparatus of the inner ear and help to maintain balance by varying muscle tone of postural muscles are the
The area of the cortex that is responsible for sensations of the full bladder and the feeling that your lungs will burst when you hold your breath too long is the
visceral sensory area.
may be caused by widespread cerebral or brain stem trauma.
Tremor at rest, shuffling gait, stooped posture, and expressionless face are characteristics of
is the mildest consequence of traumatic brain injury.
is the ability to learn specific information.
is often genetically induced but also frequently caused by head trauma, stroke, infection, and tumor.
Loss of ability to perform skilled motor activities such as piano playing, with no paralysis or weakness in specific muscles, might suggest damage to the
Theta brain waves
are not normal for awake adults but are common for children.