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The mouth and nasal passages open up to a common area, the throat, which is also known as the:

Pharynx

A rise in blood levels of CO2 causes a rise in hydrogen ions in cerebrospinal fluid which in turn causes the ____ ____ to increase the respiratory rate

Medulla Oblongata

Micro organisms and mucus are pushed up and out of the respiratory tract by:

Cilia

____ Eventually causes death by asphyxiation because the muscles that facilitate breathing are paralyzed.

Botulism

Air is taken into the lungs when the ____ contracts.

Diaphragm

The brain activity that we know as conscience is located in the:

Limbic System

____ pick up signals from sensory neurons and eventually get a response back to motor neurons.

Dendrites

The axons of the central nervous system neuron cells are protected by myelin sheaths, composed of:

Oligodendrocytes

Pottassium ions moving through the membrane out of the neuron describes the process of:

Repolirization

Cerebral spinal fluid in secreted in the ventricles of the brain and must be continually absorbed in order to prevent the condition known as:

Hydrocephalus

The ____ causes the pupil to constrict or dilate.

Iris

Glaucoma can be caused by the buildup of:

Aqueous Humor

The term ____ describes a condition in which there are irregularities in the lenses of the eye, which can be corrected with special lenses

Astigmatism