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Physiology SOMA nervous system endocrine
What is the name of the nervous system that consists of the brain and spinal cord?
Central nervous system
Pain and temperature are conducted by the
The PNS contains (2):
- Sensory nerves
- Motor nerves
The reticular formation functions to (2):
- Filter sensory impulses
- Arouse the cerebral cortex into wakefulness
The occipital lobe:
Interprets visual senses
Which of the following nerves conducts impulses into the brain or spinal cord from peripheral parts of the body?
Which vital reflex centers are located in the brain stem?
- Cardiac center
- Vasomotor center
- Respiratory center
General somatic afferent fibers conduct:
Sensory impulses from receptors in the skin and skeletal muscles
Which of the following is a function of the cerebellum?
Coordinates muscles activity and maintains posture
The hypothalamus controls all of the following (3):
- Body temperature
The following are parts of the brainstem (3):
- Medulla oblongata
Which type of receptor detects pain?
What part of the brain controls emotional experience and expression?
Which of the following receptor detects change in the tension of muscles and tendons?
Which type of receptor detects light touch?
Where is the primary motor area of the brain located?
Frontal lobe (Anterior to the central sulcus)
Where is the primary sensory area of the brain located?
Parietal lobes (Posterior to the central sulcus)
What does the Broca's area of the brain control?
What lobe(s) interpret the sense of touch/temp/pressure?
Vision is interpreted by what lobe(s)?
Hearing is interpreted by what lobe(s)?
What does the limbic system control?
Basic emotional drive
What does the medulla oblongata control?
Vital visceral activities