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Chapter 10: Nervous System

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Anatomy Chapter 10: Nervous Tissue: Nervous Tissue and Brain

  
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1.  These branching structures carry information toward the cell body of a neuron.
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2.  The neurotransmitters such as acetylcholine (ACh) are stored within the
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3.  What is the name of the space between the axon of one of the neuron and the dendrite of a second neuron?
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4.  What is the name of the enzyme that destroys acetylcholine?
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5.  What term describes the hopping of the action potential (nerve impulse) along the axon from one node (of Ranvier) to the next?
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6.  The primary somatosensory area and the primary motor area are seperated by
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7.  There are four major areas of the brain: the cerebrum, diencephalon, brain stem, and the
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8.  The frontal, temporal, occipital, and parietal lobes form the
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9.  Which word best describes the precentralgyrus?
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10.  The midbrain, pons, and medulla oblongata are referred to as the
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11.  Excessive opioids (narcotics) depress the medulla oblongata and therefore cause
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12.  Endorphins
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13.  The surface of the cerebrum is folded into elevations that resemble speed bumps; these speed bumps are called
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14.  The depression between the convolutions of the cerebrum is called a
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15.  The medulla oblongata descends as the
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16.  The pituitary gland sits beneath the
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17.  Which of the following best describes the arachnoid mater?
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18.  The corpus callosum
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19.  In which cerebral lobe is Broca's area located?
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20.  Which of the following structures is most asssociated with "wake up"?
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21.  The temporal lobe
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22.  The occipital lobe
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23.  The nodes of Ranier
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24.  Which of the following is located within the subarachnoid space?
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25.  What is the function of the ependymal cell (choroid plexus)?
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26.  Which of the following is the type of nervous tissue that conducts a nerve impulse?
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27.  The astrocytes
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28.  What is the name of clusters of cell bodies that are located outside the central nervous system?
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29.  What is the fatty insulating material that surrounds the axons?
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30.  Which of the following is most related to "saltory conduction"
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31.  Which of the following structures brings information toward the cell body?
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32.  What makes white matter "white"?
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33.  The inside of the unstimulated neuron is negative; this electrical charge is due to the outward leak of potassium and is called
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34.  What is the name of the first phase of the action potential that is caused by the inward movement of sodium?
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35.  What is the term applied to the inability of a neuron to accept a stimulus while the neuron is still depolarized?
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36.  The repolarizing phase of the action potential
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37.  Which ofthe following is the convultion located on the frontal lobe anterior to the central sulcas?
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38.  What is the name of the motor speech area located in the frontal lobe?
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39.  Which structure is also called the "emotional brain"?
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40.  The purpose of the Na+/K+ ATPase pump in the neuronal membrane is to
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41.  This structure is part of the diencephalon; it regulates the anterior pituitary gland, water balance, appetite, body temperature, and the autonomic nervous system
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42.  This structure plays a key role in personality development and emotional and behaivoral expression; carries out the "executive" functions
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43.  Injury to the occipital lobe is most likely to cause
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44.  Which structure is called the lateral, third, and fourth?
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45.  Which of the following contans cerebrospinal fluid?
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46.  Which of the following is the middle layer of the meninges and looks like a spiderweb?
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47.  The corpus callosum
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48.  Parkinson's Disease
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49.  The medulla oblongata descends into the vertebral cavity through the
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50.  The postcentral gyrus
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51.  The precentral gyrus
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52.  Broca's area
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53.  Frontal eye fields
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