28 notecards = 7 pages (4 cards per page)
How many of the pairs of cranial nerves originate from the brain stem?
The brachial plexus can contain fibers from
Which branch of a spinal nerve contain autonomic fibers?
The rami communicantes
Which cranial nerve is NOT involved with the eye?
Which cranial nerve is purely sensory?
Which cranial nerve has a name that means "the wanderer"?
Which fiber in the skeletal muscle are stimulated only by the degree of stretch?
Which region is NOT a nerve plexus?
The thoracic rami
Which nerve does NOT arise from the brachial plexus?
The phrenic nerve
Which receptor is considered a free dendritic ending?
Tactile (Merkel's) discs
Which reflex is particularly important in maintaining balance?
Crossed extensor reflexes
Which reflex would test the integrity of L4 to S2?
Drawing a blunt object downward along the lateral aspect of the foot causes downward curling of the toes
Collections of neuron cell bodies associated with nerves in the peripheral nervous system are known as:
The lowest level of the motor hierarchy is the:
Reflexes that result from practice or repetition are known as:
The muscle fiber or gland cell that responds to the efferent impulses is known as the:
Which cranial nerve controls chewing food?
Which nerve controls the quadriceps muscle group?
Which is a pain transmitter?
If pain continues for a long time, what develops?
Which receptor is also known as lamellated corpuscles?
Which receptor is stimulated by a substance known as capsaicin?
The two-point discrimination test tests the patient's _______________ ability of sensory perception.
Wallerian degeneration is the:
degeneration of the axon and myelin sheath distal to the injury site caused by the lack of nutrients.
Hilton's law states that:
any nerve serving a muscle that produces a movement at a joint does innervate the joint and the skin over the joint.
Which is an example of an intrinsic reflex?
Pulling the hand away from a hot object
What area of the brain is responsible for precisely starting or stopping movement?
If a patient has difficulty using the "pincher grasp" to pick up small objects, which nerve is injured?