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31 Cards in this Set

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The nerve(s) of the Cervical Plexus are?
Phrenic Nerve, which arises from C3-C5 and controls the diaphragm.
The median nerve of the brachial plexus controls?
Flexor group of anterior forearm

Palmaris longus

flexor carpi radialis, etc.
The Brachial Plexus is?
A large and complex group of nerves which arises from the ventral rami of C5-C8 and T1. It is composed of 5 peripheral nerves. Arm and shoulder control.
The ulnar nerve of the brachial plexus controls?
Flexor muscles in anterior forearm.

Flexor carpi ulnaris and medial half of flexsor digitorum profundus.
The femoral nerve of the lumbar plexus controls?
The femoral nerve controls skin and medial thigh and anterior muscles of thigh>
The 3 major cords of the Brachial Plexus are?
Lateral Cord

Medial Cord

Posterior Cord
The postrior cord of the brachial plexus contains what nerves?
Axillary nerve

Radial nerve
The lateral femoral cutaneous nerve of the lumbar plexus controls?
Skin of the lower abdomen, lower back and hip and anterolateral abdominal wall (obliques).
Tha lateral cord of the brachial plexus has one nerve, it is?
The axillary nerve of the posterior cord of the brachial plexus does?
Controls the deltoid and teres minor muscles of the shoulder.
The obturator nerve of the lumbar plexus controls?
Motor to adductors of the thigh and for hip and knee joints.
The musculocutaneous nerve controls?
The flexor muscles of the anterior arm!

Biceps brachii



Skin of anterolateral forearm
The radial nerve of the posterior cord of the brachial plexus controls?
The posterior muscles of the arm, forearm and hand, and serveral muscles that extend the fingers.
What is the Cervical Plexus?
The Cervical Plexus arises from the ventral rami of C1 through C5 to supply muscles of the shoulder and neck. One major nerve
The medial cord of the brachial plexus includes what nerves?
Median nerve

Ulnar nerve
The 3 nerves of the lumbar plexus are?
Femoral nerve

Obturator nerve

Lateral Femoral Cutaneous nerve
The Sacral Plexus arises from L4-S4, the nerves supply the ____, the posterior surfaces of the ____, and Virtually all sensory and motor fibers of the ____ and ____?


Leg and foot
The 5 nerves of the sacral plexus are?
Superior and Inferior Gluteal nerve

Pudendal nerve

Posterior cutaneous nerve

Sciatic nerve
The superior and inferior gluteal nerves control?
The gluteus medius and minimus (superior)

The gluteus maximus (inferior)
The pudendal nerve controls?
Supplies most of the skin and muscles of the external genitalia and anus.
The posterior cutaneous nerve controls?
Skin of buttock, posterior thigh, and innervates part of the skin of calf and heel.
The 2 subnerves of the sciatic are?
The tibial nerve

Peroneal nerve which has three parts - common, superficial and deep.
The tibial nerve controls?
Muscles of back of thigh, leg and foot.
The peroneal nerves control?
Anterior and extensor muscles of toes.
The somatic reflex consists of?
All reflexes that involve stimulation of of skeletal muscles by the somatic division of the nervous system.
The visceral reflexes consist of?
All automatic or unconscious reflexes of the Autonomic Nervous System.
What is Hypoflexia?
Lack of reflex activity.
Hyperflexia is?
Abundance of reflex activity.
What is the autonomic nervous system?
Efferent division of the peripheral nervous system that innervates cardiac and smooth muscles and glands; also called the invountary or visceral motor system.
What is the sympathetic nervous system?
The division of the autonomic nervous system that activates the body to cope with some stressor; the fight, fright, and flight subdivision.
What is the parasympathetic nervous system?
It is the opposite of the Sympathetic (fight,fright, or flight) system. The parasympathetic system:

Conserves energy and promotes non-emergency functions.