Flashcards in Ch 11 : Nervous System Deck (50)
The Cerebellum Controls Intellectual processes and emotions.
The medulla oblongota contains all the ascending and descending tracts that connect the spinal cord and various parts of the brain.
The somatic nervous system regulates the functions of internal organs by controlling glands, smooth muscles, and cardiac muscle.
The cornea is the transparent part of the outermost layer of the eye
Cones are sensitive to light and functioning dim light but do not produce color vision.
The middle of the three spinal meninges is called the _______________ mater.
The __________ fluid serves as a shock absorber for the central nervous system.
The ___________ formation is the area that functions in maintaining consciousness and arousal.
The _________ gland is a pine cone-shaped gland that secretes melatonin.
The _________ attaches the hypothalamus to the pituitary gland.
The ____________ fissure separates the cerebrum into right and left halves.
The numerous folds on the surface of the cerebral hemispheres are called.
The ___________ lobe is behind the frontal lobe and is separated from it by central sulcus
The ___________ lobe functions in receiving and interpreting visual input
The _______________ functions as a reflex center in coordinating compiles skeletal muscular movements
The ________division of the autonomic nervous system prepares the body for stressful situations
The __________ controls breathing, heartbeat rates, and reactions to visual and auditory stimuli
The ____________ nervous system controls all the involuntary functions of the body.
The ______________ consists of the medulla oblongata, the pons varolii, and midbrain
The sense of smell is the ___________ sense
A deep bridge of nerve fiber called the ___________ connects the two cerebral hemispheres
The ___________division of the autonomic nervous system operates under normal, non stressful conditions.
The _____ nerve is the largest of the cranial nerves
The _____ nerve is a motor nerve that controls movement of the eyeball.
The ______ nerve is a motor nerve that controls tongue movements
The _____ gland produces tears
The outtermost layer of the wall of the eye is the
The ______ body consists of smooth muscles that hold the lens in place
The ________ regulates the amount of light that enters through the diameter of the pupil