Flashcards in Nervous System Deck (82):
no, not, without
process of recording
sense of smell
autonomic nervous system ANS
Consist of nerves that regulate involuntary functions. Divided into sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system
Slender, elongated projection that carries the nervous impulse from the cell body to the next neuron is the ______
What connects the cerebral hemispheres to the spinal cord. Composed of the midbrain, pons, medulla oblongata?
What is composed of the brain and the spinal cord. Only site which contains interneurons?
Central Nervous System (CNS)
The _______ coordinates voluntary movement but is an involuntary in function
Present in cavities of the brain (ventricles) is ______
Cerebrospinal fluid CSF
Largest portion of the brain. Divided into hemispheres (lobes). Responsible for thinking, reasoning, and memory is _______
Conduct impulses between the brain and the head, neck, thoracic, and abdominal areas. 12 pairs. Part of the peripheral nervous system is ______
Covering unique to the CNS is ______
What covers the axon?
31 pairs of spinal nerves emerge from the spinal cord at the ______
Parenchymal cells; that carry out the work of the nervous system are _____
Located at the synapse of the axon terminal and neuron dendrites is the ________
Does the opposite of the sympathetic nervous system. What slows heart rate, lowers blood pressure, increases digestive functions, decreases adrenal and sweat gland activity?
Parasympathetic nervous system
rest and digest system is the ______
parasympathetic nervous syystem
Composed of grey and white matter. Spinal nerves emerge from it at the nerve root is the _____
31 pairs, part of the PNS. Mimic the organization of the vertebrae and provide innervation of the rest of the body is the ______
What Helps a person respond to perceived stress. Heart rate increases, blood pressure increases, slows digestion, increases sweat and adrenal gland secretions?
sympathetic nervous system
fight or flight is the _______
sympathetic nervous system
the Space where the neurotransmitter is released from the cell to travel across to the next cell is the ______
Lack of sense of smell, without smell
Motor function disorder as a result of permanent, nonprogressive brain defect or lesion caused perinatally is ______
cerebral palsy (CP)
Ischemia of cerebral tissue due to an occlusion/blockage from a thrombus or embolus or a result of a cerebral hemmorage. AKA: stroke, brain attack, and cerebral infarction is______
cerebrovascular accident (CVA)
What is an Incision of the spinal cord to relieve pain
Removal of part of the skull
Record of electrical activity of the brain
What is inflammation of the brain, most often cause by a mosquito bite?
Paralysis of the left or right side of the body is _____
Pertaining to the lower back.
Any infection or inflammation of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord, most commonly due to viral infection is ______
Condition in which the spinal column has an abnormal opening that allows protrusion of the meninges and or the spinal cord is ______
Neurodegenerative disease characterized by destruction of the myelin sheaths on the CNS neurons, demyelation, and their abnormal replacement by the gradual accumulation of hardening plaques.
multiple sclerosis (MS)
X-ray of the spinal canal after the introduction of a radiopaque is ____
What is a disorder characterized by sudden attack of sleep
Destruction of a nerve is ____
Suture of a severe nerve is ______
Slight paralysis of the lower limbs and trunk is
Feeling of prickling, burning, or numbness is
Neurogenerative disease characterized by tremors, fasciculations, slow shuffling gait, hypokinesia, dysphasia, dysphagia; progressive is ____
Parkinson disease PD
Inflammation of the grey matter of the spinal cord caused by polio virus is ______
Measurement and record of a number of functions while the patient is asleep. Most often used to diagnose sleep apnea is a ______
Paralysis of arm legs and trunk is _____
What is the resection of the dorsal root of a spinal nerve to relieve pain?
Pain control method effected by the application of electrical impulses to the skin is ____
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation TENS