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Explain the difference between CNS and PNS
CNS-brain and spinal cord, sensory input, motor output
PNS-cranial and spinal nerves, sensory output, motor input
Explain the corpus collosum functions and location
middle of brain-b/w hemispheres of cerebrum holds hemispheres together
dura mater inward extensions separating some brain parts
cerebelli
fluid-filled spaces within the brain
ventricles
midbrain name
mesencephalon
bridge between medulla and cerebrum
pons
link b/w spinal cord and medulla
pyramids
paired masses of gray matter in each cerebral hemisphere
basal Ganglia
emotion center
limbic system
viral infection of spinal gray matter causes paralysis
polio
damage to motor centers in cerebellum, cortex during development
cerebral palsy
basal ganglia degenerate causing low dopamine that causes unnecessary skeletal muscle movement
parkinson's disease
destruction of neuron sheath so impulse transmission is interrupted
multiple sclerois
abnormal and irregular discharges of eletricity from neurons in the brain
epilepsy
inability to comprehend written language
dyslexia
virus infection causing brain swelling and violent death
rabies
memory loss, disorientation, deficient in acetylcholine
senility