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 Neurons that directly convey messages to muscles and glands are part of the central nervous system.

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 Venessa's hand is more proximal to her body than her shoulder.

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 Cell bodies of motor neurons are located outside of the spinal cord.

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 Lia was scared by a loud noise. This caused her sympathetic system to activate her "fight or flight" response.

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 Parasympathetic neurons use acetylcholine as their neurotransmitter.

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 The hindbrain consists of the medulla, the pons, and the cerebellum.

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 Some cranial nerves include both sensory and motor components.

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 The limbic system is important for motivation and emotional behaviors.

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 Although relatively small, the hypothalamus is very important for a large range of motivated behaviors.

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 The choroid plexus reabsorbs the cerebrospinal fluid.

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 Abe has suffered damage to the right side of his cerebral cortex. As a result, he now has motor and sensory deficits on the right side of his body.

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 Tanya has suffered damage to her striate cortex. She now experiences visual disturbances.

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 The prefrontal cortex is important for working memory.

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 Many cells in association areas of the brain respond to more than one sensory modality.

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Question 15
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 Elane is studying for an anatomy quiz. She wrote in her notes that the central nervous system was made up of _____ .

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the sympathetic and parasympathetic systems
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the brain
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the brain and spinal cord
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the sensory neurons
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Question 16
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 Together, the somatic nervous system and the autonomic nervous system make up the ____ nervous system.

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peripheral
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central
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sympathetic
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dorsal
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Question 17
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 Desirae touched a plate and it was hot. Which part of her nervous system conveyed this sensory information?

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Somatic
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Central
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Parasympathetic
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Question 18
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 The somatic nervous system carries signals from the ____ and is part of the ____ .

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senses; central nervous system
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organs; autonomic nervous system
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organs; sympathetic nervous system
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senses; peripheral nervous system
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Question 19
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 Which division of the nervous system consists of neurons that control the heart, intestines, and other organs?

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Internal
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Afferent
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Somatic
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Autonomic
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Question 20
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 Mardell is in the lab studying for a physiology exam. She is studying a brain that has been dissected from the front. The brain was cut with _____ sections.

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coronal
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sagittal
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horizontal
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transverse
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