Neuro #27 motor sys.txt

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Neuro #27 motor sys.txt
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Neuro #27 motor sys
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  1. What are the motor nuclei of the Thalamus?
    VA/VL
  2. What is the exiting peduncle from the cerebellum to the cortex?
    SCP
  3. What motor neurons synapse directly w/ skeletal muscles?
    Lower
  4. What motor neurons synapse directly with other neurons?
    Upper
  5. What are the effects of lower motor neurons?
    • flaccid paralysis
    • hypotonia
    • hyporeflexia
    • fasciculations
    • atrophy
  6. What are the effects of the upper motor neurons?
    • Spastic paralysis
    • hyperreflexia
    • hypertonia
    • no atrophy
  7. If both Upper and Lower motor neurons are activated, what happens?
    Effects of lower motor neurons trump the situation

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