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1

Nerve [and number] that deals with hearing and equilibrium

VIII
Vestibulocochlear

2

Nerve [and number] that deals with visceral sensory information from heart, lungs, most abdominal organs

X
Vegus

3

nerve [and number] that deals with general sensory information from external acoustic meatus, tympanic membrane, part of pharynx, laryngopharynx, and larynx

X
Vegus

4

Nerve [and number] that deals with the trapezius and sternocleidomastoid muscles

XI
Accessory

5

Tracts that carry sensory info from the sensory organs up the spinal cord to the brain

Ascending Tracts

6

Motor tracts

Descending tracts

7

What fills the central canal and provides nourishment to nerve cells

Cerebrospinal fluid

8

Impulses about bodily sensations are carried by what?

Sensory nerve fibers

9

The spinal cord is protected by three layers of connective tissue called

Meninges

10

Three layers of meninges from outside to inside are

Dura Mater
Arachnoid
Pia Mater

11

What are the different plexi?

Cervical
Brachial
Lumbar
Sacral

12

how many cervical nerves are there?

8

13

What points the end of the spinal cord

Conus Medullaris

14

The last part of the spinal nerves
"The anchor"

Filum Terminale

15

What is considered the horse tail?

The Cuauda Equina