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1

which division of PNS is innervation to the body

do we have control over it?

- somatic

- yes

2

which division of PNS is motor innervation to the viscera

do we have control over it?

- autonomic

- no

3

preganglionic cell bodies of the sympathetic ANS is found in which regions of the spinal cord

- T1-L2
- thoracolumbar

4

preganglionic cell bodies of parasympathetic ANS is found in which regions of the spinal cord

- craniosacral

5

a major organizational principle of cell bodies and axons is

- cluster

6

cluster of cell bodies in PNS are called
- what about CNS

cluster of axons in PNS are called
- what about CNS

- ganglion
- gray matter

- nerve
- white matter

7

components of brainstem

- midbrain
- pons
- medulla oblongata

8

what are raised regions of cerebrum

- gyri

9

what are invaginations between gyri

- sulci

10

what structure connects hemispheres

- corpus callosum

11

major vessels of the brain lie on the ______ surface

- basal/ventral/inferior

12

neuron functions and lengths are _____

- unique
- no standard length or size

13

what is the neuron cell body cluster at the outer edge of a brain area

- cortex

14

what is the cluster of neuron cell bodies inside the CNS

- nucleus

15

what are clusters of axons grouped together?

- tract/fasciculus/column/pathway

16

neurons in a cluster share a _____ function

and represent

- similar

- represent the same body area

17

what is topography in the nervous system where a specific part of the body is associated with a distinct location in the CNS

- somatotopy

18

the brain is responsible for the ______ side of the body

- opposite

19

what its the terminology for - in order to communicate with the opposite side, neurons have to cross the midline to the opposite side

- decussation