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What comprises the CNS?

Brain and Spinal cord

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2 Divisions of the PNS

Somatic and Autonomic

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2 Divisions of Autonomic nervous system (ANS)

Parasympathetic and Sympathetic

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Somatic refers to

Voluntary Muscle Movement/Reflex

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Main organ of Nervous system

BRAIN

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What are the Primary brain vesicles?

Prosencephalon
Mesencephalon
Rhombencephalon

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2 derivatives of Prosencephalon

Telencephalon
Diencephalon

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Derivatives of Telencephalon

Cerebrum
Basal ganglion

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Derivatives of Diencephalon

Retina
Thalamus
Hypothalamus

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Derivatives of Mesencephalon

Midbrain
superior colliculi
inferior colliculi

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Derivatives of Rhombencephalon

Metencephalon
Myelencephalon

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Derivatives of Metencephalon

Pons
Cerebellum

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Derivatives of Myelencephalon

Medulla oblongata

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Longest cell in the body

Neurons

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Functional unit of nervous system

neurons

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What are the 2 brain vesicles that forms the brainstem?

Metencephalon
Myelencephalon

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Parts of the brain

Cerebrum
Hypothalamus
Thalamus
Cerebellum
Brainstem

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The largest portion of the brain covered with great and white matter.

Cerebrum

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Role of Cerebrum in the brain

Awareness center of the brain

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What contains the GRAY MATER?

Neurons

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What contains the WHITE mater?

Fats

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These are the major output of the cerebrum for information.

PYRAMIDAL CELLS

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Part of Cerebrum where there are elevated ridges.

GYRI

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These are small groove dividing lines of the brain.

Sulci

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These are the DEEP groove dividing lines of the brain.

FISSURES

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Sulcus that divides the frontal and parietal

Central sulcus

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Other term for Central sulcus

Fissure of Rolando

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Fissure that divides the Temporal and Parietal

Lateral cerebral fissure

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4 lobes of Cerebrum

Frontal lobe
Parietal lobe
Temporal lobe
Occipital lobe

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Functions of the Frontal lobe.

Problem solving
Judgement
Motor