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Anatomy and Vestibular
Activation of the stretch reflex causes the muscle spindle to?
Facilitate contraction of its own muscle and inhibit the antagonist.
The stretch reflex is?
A segmental reflex mediated at the spinal cord.
The blood supply to the brainstem comes primarily from the?
Wernicke's area is for?
Involuntary, extraneous movement may be the result of lesions in the?
Saltatory conduction is?
A nerve impulse jumping from node to node along a nerve.
The utricle and saccule of the vestibular apparatus respond to?
Linear acceleration and deceleration
The inability of the eyes to keep up with the head during head movement may result in?
What is Meniere's disease?
A sudden onset of severe veritgo that is related to changes in volume and pressure in the inner ear.
Chemicals and medications that can damage hair cell receptors in the inner ear thereby causing vestibular dysfunction are called?
Complete loss of vestibular function billateraly will result in?
Oscillopia and disequilibrium
Benign tumor on the vestibular nerve.
Inflammation of the semicircular canals is called?