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1

List functions of the limbic system

Basic emotions; 1.) Pleasure, plain, anger, fear..
2.) involuntary aspects of survival

2

The structure that acts as a bridge connecting the spinal cord and medulla to upper portions of the brain

Pons

3

The medulla serves as a conduction pathway for all ascending and descending tracts. What type of impulses are transmitted by its white matter?

Motor and sensory

4

Brain center that regulates the heart and diameter of blood vessels

Cardiovascular

5

Movement of your left hand is initiated by motor neurons that originate in the _______ side of your cerebrum.

Right

6

The outermost layer of the cerebrum

Cortex

7

The outermost layer of the cerebrum is composed of _______ matter

Gray

8

Name some functions of the hypothalamus

1.) smell
2.) Controls nervous system
3.) controls pituitary

9

What type of sensory organs are the gustatory organs

Taste

10

Name the 5 primary taste sensations

Sweet, sour, salty, bitter, Unami

11

What is lacking in the blind spot so it has no vision capability

Rods and cones

12

The thin transparent mucous membrane covering the anterior of the eye and lining the eyelids

Conjunctiva

13

The process that adjusts the lens for near vision

Accommodation

14

The colored part of the eye

Iris

15

What receptors work to allow colored vision

3 kinds of cones

16

The equilibrium apparatus concerned with maintaining posture

Maculae of vestibule

17

The structure(s) for dynamic(motion) equilibrium

Semicircular canal

18

The ear structure that converts sound waves into vibrations

Tympanic membrane

19

A disorder caused by fusion of the bones of the middle ear

Conduction deafness

20

A constant ringing in the ears

Tinnitus

21

The structure that help equalize air pressure on the tympanic membrane

Eustachian tube

22

Type of impulses relayed and interpreted by the thalamus

Sensory and motor

23

Name some materials that blood carries

Oxygen
Water
Heat
Hormones

24

List 3 functions of the blood

Transportation
Protection
Regulation

25

Blood is approximately what percent plasma

55%

26

Plasma is composed of about what percent water

91.5%

27

The process of ingesting and destroying bacterial cells

Phagocytosis

28

About how many RBC's does the average person have per ml of blood

4.8 - 5.4 million

29

The blood type gene that is inherited as recessive

O

30

Universal donors have blood that is this type

O