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number of cranial nerve pairs
12
number of spinal nerve pairs
31
somatic
controls voluntary muscle and extrenal sensory receptors
sympathetic
sympathetic-thorocolumbar chain t1-l2, fight or flight, preganglion axon short for quick transmission, post ganglion axon long
2 parts of the autonomic nervous system
sympathetic, parasympathetic
parasympathetic
brain stem and cranial, rest and relax, preganglion axon long, post ganglion axon short
posterior horns
area of gray matter in the spinal cord that receives sensory info
anterior horns
area of grey matter in the spinal cord that transmit skeletal muscle commands
lateral horns
supply smooth muscle, cardiac muscle or glands through the autonomic nervous system(ans)
tension headache
caused by prolonged contraction or tightening of the muscles of the head and neck, bilateral
migraine
vascular, unilateral
ology
the study of
plasma
fluid
somatic
pertaining to the body of body wall
viser/o
pertains to the organs
parietal
pertains to the wall of organ or cavity