Advanced biology study guide #8

Advanced biology study guide #8 - Study Guide Aaron Wood...

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Study Guide Aaron Wood Module #8 1. define the following: A. Gray Matter: Collections of nerve cell bodies and their associated neuroglia. B. White matter: Bundles of parallel axons and their sheaths. C. Decussation: A crossing over. D. Vital Functions: Those functions of the body necessary for life on a short-term basis. E. Commissures: Connections of nerve fibers which allow the two hemispheres of the brain to communicate with one another. 2. What is hypoxia? Why is it dangerous? It is a condition where the brain isn't getting enough oxygen. It kills neurons permanently. 3. What is hypoglycemia? What can that do to the brain? It happens when one's glucose levels in your blood are too low. The neurons cannot produce energy to do its task. 4. Medulla, pons, mid-brain, hypothalamus, thalamus. 5. Medulla, pons, mid-brain. 6. Hypothalamus and thalamus. 7. Medulla 8. Medulla 9. Mid-brain 10. Pons. 11. Hypothalamus. 12. Thalamus. 13. The gyri are on the hills. The sulci are in the valleys.
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  • Spring '08
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