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What is the site of synthesis? NE

Locus ceruleus (pons)

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What is the site of synthesis? 5-HT

Raphe nuclei

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What is the site of synthesis? GABA

Nucleus Accumbens

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What is the site of synthesis? ACh

Basal Nucleus of Meynart

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What is the site of synthesis? DA

Sustantia Nigra and Ventral Tegmentum

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Describe the NT Changes: Huntington Disease

High DA, Low ACh, Low GABA

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Describe the NT Changes: Parkinson Disease

Low DA, High ACh

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Describe the NT Changes: Alzheimer Disease

Low ACh

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Describe the NT Changes: Anxiety

High NE, Low 5-HT, Low GABA

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What is the site of synthesis? ADH

Supraoptic nucleus

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What is the site of synthesis? Oxytocin

Paraventricular nucleus

12

What is the hunger area?

Lateral Hypothalamus

13

What is the satiety center?

Ventromedial Hypothalamus

14

Which centers of the brain are responsible for body cooling and heating?

Anterior hypothalamus; Posterior hypothalamus

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Which center of the brain controls circadian rhythms?

Suprachiasmatic nucleus (hypothalamus)

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Which neurodegenerative disease? Lewy bodies (composed of _____) are implicated

Parkinson Disease; alpha-synuclein

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Which neurodegenerative disease? Caudate nucleus atrophy

Huntington Disease

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Which neurodegenerative disease? ex vacuo dilatation of frontal horns of lateral ventricle

Huntington Disease

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Which type of aphasia? nonfluent, intact comprehension, impaired repetition

Broca

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Which type of aphasia? fluent, impaired comprehension, impaired repetition

Wernicke

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Which type of aphasia? fluent, intact comprehension, impaired repetition

Conduction

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Which type of aphasia? fluent, impaired comprehension, intact repetition

Transcortical sensory

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Which type of aphasia? nonfluent, intact comprehension, intact repetition

Transcortical motor

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Which type of aphasia? nonfluent, impaired comprehension, impaired repetition

Mixed transcortical (arcuate fasciculus spared)

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Name the dermatome: high turtleneck shirt

C3

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Name the dermatome: Low collar shirt

C4

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Name the dermatome: Nipple

T4

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Name the dermatome: Xiphoid process

T7

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Name the dermatome: Umbilicus

T10

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Name the dermatome: Inguinal ligament

L1

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Name the dermatome: Knees

L4

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Name the spinal nerve associated with the reflex: Biceps

C5

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Name the spinal nerve associated with the reflex: Triceps

C7

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Name the spinal nerve associated with the reflex: Patellar

L4

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Name the spinal nerve associated with the reflex: Achilles

S1

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Name the spinal nerve associated with the reflex: Cremaster

L1-L2

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Name the spinal nerve associated with the reflex: Anal wink

S3-S4