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1

The Cerebellum Controls Intellectual processes and emotions.

False

2

The medulla oblongota contains all the ascending and descending tracts that connect the spinal cord and various parts of the brain.

True

3

The somatic nervous system regulates the functions of internal organs by controlling glands, smooth muscles, and cardiac muscle.

False

4

The cornea is the transparent part of the outermost layer of the eye

True

5

Cones are sensitive to light and functioning dim light but do not produce color vision.

False

6

The middle of the three spinal meninges is called the _______________ mater.

Arachnoid

7

The __________ fluid serves as a shock absorber for the central nervous system.

Cerebrospinal

8

The ___________ formation is the area that functions in maintaining consciousness and arousal.

Reticular

9

The _________ gland is a pine cone-shaped gland that secretes melatonin.

Pineal

10

The _________ attaches the hypothalamus to the pituitary gland.

Infundibulum

11

The ____________ fissure separates the cerebrum into right and left halves.

Longitudinal

12

The numerous folds on the surface of the cerebral hemispheres are called.

Gyro

13

The ___________ lobe is behind the frontal lobe and is separated from it by central sulcus

Parietal

14

The ___________ lobe functions in receiving and interpreting visual input

Occipital

15

The _______________ functions as a reflex center in coordinating compiles skeletal muscular movements

Cerebellum

16

The ________division of the autonomic nervous system prepares the body for stressful situations

Sympathetic

17

The __________ controls breathing, heartbeat rates, and reactions to visual and auditory stimuli

Brain stem

18

The ____________ nervous system controls all the involuntary functions of the body.

Autonomic

19

The ______________ consists of the medulla oblongata, the pons varolii, and midbrain

Brain stem

20

The sense of smell is the ___________ sense

Olfactory

21

A deep bridge of nerve fiber called the ___________ connects the two cerebral hemispheres

Corpus callosum

22

The ___________division of the autonomic nervous system operates under normal, non stressful conditions.

Parasympathetic

23

The _____ nerve is the largest of the cranial nerves

Trigeminal

24

The _____ nerve is a motor nerve that controls movement of the eyeball.

abducens

25

The ______ nerve is a motor nerve that controls tongue movements

hypoglossal

26

The _____ gland produces tears

lacrimal

27

The outtermost layer of the wall of the eye is the

sclera

28

The ______ body consists of smooth muscles that hold the lens in place

ciliary

29

The ________ regulates the amount of light that enters through the diameter of the pupil

iris

30

The posterior compartment of the eye is filled with the ________humor

vitreous