Neuro test A&P.txt

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Neuro A&P
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  1. Two main types of nerve cells
    neurons (cell body, dendrites, axon)
  2. Dendrites
    transmit impulses to the cell body
  3. Axon
    transmits impulses away from the cell body
  4. Neuroglia
    does not conduct nerve impulses, support nourishes and protects neurons
  5. Blood brain barrier
    cells of the blood vessels form a tight junction that doesnÂ’t allow substances to cross
  6. CSF
    similar to plasma, subarachnoid space, shock-absorbing medium
  7. White matter
    myleinated
  8. Frontal lobe
    intellectual functions
  9. Parietal lobe
    sensory
  10. Temporal lobe
    auditory and olfactory
  11. Occipital
    visual
  12. Cerebellum
    muscle tone, posture and balance
  13. What does not store glucose or oxygen
    CNS-needs constant supply from arterial blood
  14. CN 2
    optic sense of sight
  15. CN 3
    oculomotor, constriction of pupil to light
  16. Movement of eyeball
    3,4,6
  17. What provides balance
    cerebellum

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