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Signals from the right hemisphere of the brain travel through upper motor neuron's and cross the ________ to run down the left lateral corticospinal tract to connect with lower motor neurons

Medulla oblongata

Small nodules of gray matter deep within the brain are called ________.

Nuclei

The central canal of the spinal cord contains _____________.

Cerebrospinal fluid

The sympathetic motor neurons originate from cell bodies in the _________ region of the spinal cord.

Thoracic & lumbar

Superman is flying through heavy clouds and crashes right into an airplane. He hits his head and damages the Wernickle Area of his brain. Because of this, once he gets back to earth he will not be able to : __________.

Understand Lois lane say "are you okay superman?"

The correct order of impulse conduction through a reflex arc is

Sensory receptor, sensory neuron, integration, motor neuron, effector

What part of the diencephalon is responsible for the jet lag you feel when you fly from one time zone to another?

The pineal gland

In the auto gnomic nervous system, sensory and motor neurons carry signals to and away from the _______.

Hypothalamus

Which of the following is not an action of the sympathetic nervous system?


A- stimulation of the adrenal gland


B- increase in blood pressure


C- dilation of the pupils


D- stimulation of skeletal muscle

D- stimulation of skeletal muscle

The division of the nervous system that exclusively controls skeletal muscle is the _______.

Somatic nervous system

True or false. Smooth muscle is in effector of the autonomic nervous system

True.

The production of gastric juices and the activity of the heart are controlled by cranial nerve number _____.

X

True or false. The corpus callosum is composed of white matter.

True.

Which membranous structure separates the cerebral hemispheres from the cerebellum?

Tentorium cerebellum

Information from different senses is integrated in the _________.

Posterior association cortex

True or false? The medulla oblongata is superior to the midbrain.

False.

True or false ? Thoracic nerve T 10 exists in the spinal cord immediately inferior to vertebra T10

True.

Signals from the right hemisphere of the brain travel through upper motor neuron's and cross the _________ to run down the left lateral corticospinal tract to connect with lower motor neuron's

Medulla oblongata.

The brachioplexus supplies motor impulses to the muscles of the _______.

Shoulder

The deep groove dividing the right and left portions of the ventral white matter is the ______.

Anterior longitudinal fissure.