CNS - 10/14/2011 Learning Outcomes: Using the companion...

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10/14/2011 1 Learning Outcomes: Using the companion Neuroanatomy handout (outline XIV), the student will be able to: • Describe the anatomy of the spinal cord • List the ascending and descending fiber tracts within the spinal cord • Describe the structure of a nerve • Describe the major nerve plexuses • List the structures making up the brainstem and diencephalon • Describe the functions of each brain stem and diencephalon structure • Describe the function of the cerebellum Describe the structure of the cerebral hemispheres Brain Anatomy Slides courtesy of Dr. Maria Rubio • Describe the structure of the cerebral hemispheres • Correlate lobes of brain with function • List function for each cranial nerve • Describe the blood-brain barrier Terms CNS Most synapses (Some outlying synapses in ganglia ) PNS Sensory division Somatic Visceral Motor Division Somatic 2 Autonomic (visceral)
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10/14/2011 2 Terms Nerve Collection of axons in PNS Nerve fiber Usually refers to axons Neuron Whole nerve cell Connective Tissue Sh th 3 Sheathes Surround individual neurons, groups of neurons, and whole nerves General Rule: The functional and anatomical organization of sensory processing networks is hierarchical 3 rd order neuron 2 nd order neuron 1 st order neuron
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10/14/2011 3 Gross Anatomy of the Spinal Cord Spinal Nerves: 8 Cervical nerves Neck, shoulder, arms and hands 12 Thoracic nerves Shoulders, chest, and upper abdomen 5 lumbar nerves
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2012 for the course BIO 2000 taught by Professor Ewr during the Spring '12 term at Alabama.

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