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Lower portion of the brain that connects the cerebrum with the spinal cord. The pons and the medulla oblongata are part of the brainstem.
Brainstem
Think Central Nervous System
Middle layer of the three membranes (meninges) that surround the brain and spinal cord.
Arachnoid Membrane
ara...
Part of a nerve cell that contains the nucleus.
Cell Body
Think about the anatomy of a neuron
Nerves that control involuntary body functions of muscles, glands, and internal organs.
Autonomic Nervous System
ANS
Microscopic fiber that carries the nervous impulse along a nerve cell.
Axon
think about the anatomy of a neuron
The brain and the spinal cord make up the...?
Central Nervous System (CNS)
You're a bitch if you don't know this one.
Part of the brain that coordinates muscle movements and maintains balance.
Cerebellum
Below.
gray matter of the brain.
Cerebral Cortex
Not dura mater or the other mater.
Fluid that circulates thoughout the brain and spinal cord.
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF)
(CSF)
Largest part of the brain.
Cerebrum
no hint.
Thick, outermost layer of the meninges surrounding and protecting the brain and spinal cord.
Dura Mater
hmm....QUIT CHEATING
A collection of nerve cell bodies in the peripheral nervous sustem.
Ganglion
RAAAAR!
Sheets of nerve cells that produce elevation in the surface of the cerebral cortex; convolution
Gyrus
Lamb
The part of the brain just above the spinal cord; controls beathing, hear beat, and the size of blood vessels; nerve fibers cross over here.
Medulla Oblongata
Waterboy
Three protective membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord.
Meninges
Men in Jeans
Microscopic structure consisting of axons and dendrites in bundles like strands of rope.
Nerve
Idiot.
Crainial, spinal, and autonomic nerves make up the....?
Peripheral Nervous System
PNS
Large, interlacing network of nerves.
Plexus
nigger club in okc
Organ that recieves a nervous stimulation and passes it on to nerves within the body.
Receptor
Weird one. Another word for a secretary.
Carry messages to the brain and spinal cord from a receptor.
Sensory Nerves
What kind of nerves?
Change in the internal or external environment that evokes a response.
Stimulus
hmmm...
Depression or groove in the surface of the cerebral cortex.
Sulcus
you "suck"
Autonomic nerves that influence body functions involuntarily in times of stress.
Sympathetic Nerves
Nerves that feel your pain. They understand what you're going through.