CH.9 Neurologic System
Card Set Information
CH.9 Neurologic System
MT PG 161-163 Vocabulary
Pertaining to the cerebrum.
Pertaining to the cerebellum.
Pertaining to the cerebrum and spine.
Pertaining to the brachium (arm).
Pertaining to the lumbar vertebrae and the sacrum.
Upon the dura mater.
Carry impulses from the peripheral nervous system toward the central nervous system.
Carry impulses away from the CNS to the PNS.
Pertaining to the body.
Pertaining to an organ or organs.
Function with the neurotransmitter
Clinically refers to any agent that mimics the sympathetic activity of the autonomic nervous system.
Pertaining to adrenal.
Clinically refers to any agent that mimics the parasympathetic activity of the autonomic nervous system.
An agent that blocks the effects of acetylcholine.
An agent that blocks parasympathetic nerve impulses.
Supportive structures of the neural tissue.
Neuroglial cell that wraps around neurons and blood vessels. Star cells
Neuroglial cells that have a few dendritic branches, wrap around neurons, produce myelin.
Lines the ventrices of the brain and the central canal of the spinal cord.
Smallest of neuroglial cells. Phagocytize organisms and debris from brain tissue.
One pole, one end serves as a dendrite and the other end serves as an axon.
Two poles, cell body is located in the middle. Associated with specialized sensory tissue like vision and hearing.
Has many projections. Make up most of the motor neurons.
Inflammation of a nerve or nerves.
Inflammation of a meninx. (Three membranes of the brain).
Inflammation of the brain.
Inflammation of the brain and spinal cord.
blood accumulation under the dura.
A condition of underdevelopment.
Buildup of CSF inside the brain.
A state without pain.
A pain receptor.
A state without sensation.
A condition of excessive sensation.
Immobility, loss of motor function.
Paralysis of the caudal body limbs.
Paralysis of all four body limbs. AKA: Quadriplegic.
Paralysis of one side of the body.
Paralysis of one limb.
Weakness/ partial loss of function of one side of the body.
Muscular incoordination/ stumbling.
Difficult or improper gait.
Exaggerated gaited movements.
Pertaining to smell.
Pertaining to vision.
Recording of the spinal cord.
Recording of electrical activity of the brain.
A disease of animals that can be trasmitted to humans.
dendritic fibers, branched.