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5 spinal cranial ner - spinal cord 11 What are the two factors that determine the impairments in spinal cord injuries 12 What is a paraplegic and

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Lecture 5 – spinal cord/nerves, cranial nerves, Readings Zillmer Ch. 5 – 123- 124 Ch 5 pp. 138– 141 diencephalon Review Questions 1. What is the relationship between the spinal cord and spinal vertebrae? 2. How is the nomenclature of the spinal cord related to that of the spine? 3. What are dermatomes? 4. What is the cauda equina? 5. Where is a lumbar puncture done? Why is it done there? 6. What characteristics of the CSF can be informative medically? 7. What are the differences between a motor neuron and a sensory neuron? 8. What is the dorsal root ganglion? 9. Be able to identify the following structures in a cross-section of spinal cord: gray matter, white matter, dorsal root ganglion, dorsal and ventral roots of spinal nerves. 10. What causes the differences in white and gray matter along the length of the
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Unformatted text preview: spinal cord? 11. What are the two factors that determine the impairments in spinal cord injuries? 12. What is a paraplegic and what a quadriplegic? 13. What are the top three causes of spinal cord injuries? 14. Where do the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system nerves exit the spinal cord? 15. What is the function of the sympathetic nervous system? What is the function of the parasympathetic nervous system? 16. Where is the Medulla oblongata? Which things are regulated there? 17. What is decussation? 18. What are cranial nerves? 19. For the cranial nerves, know their names, numbers, functions (i.e. in general what do they do), whether they are sensory, motor or both, what part of the brain they go to/originate (I goes to cerebral cortex – rest see slide)...
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