The immune system attacks the synaptic junction between the nerve and muscle fibers blocking acetylcholine receptor sites in:diminished pain sensation.Diabetic peripheral neuropathy will likely produce:short shuffling steps.Persons with Parkinson disease have an altered gait that is characterized by:
BrainBlood supply20% of cardiac outputGray outer layer (cerebral cortex)houses the higher mental functions and is responsible forCommissural fibers (corpus callosum)interconnect the counterpart areas in each hemisphere, permitting the coordination of activitiesbetween the hemispheres.Frontal lobeVoluntary skeletal movementFine repetitive movementControl of eye movementthe primary motor area into the spinal cord.Corticospinal tracts extend fromParietal lobeProcesses sensory dataInterpretation of tactile sensations (i.e., temperature, pressure, pain,Parietal lobeAssists with:Visual sensationsGustatory sensationsOlfactory sensationsAuditory sensationsTemporal lobePerception and interpretation of sounds and determination of their sourceIntegration of taste, smell, and balanceReception of speech and interpretation of speech are located in Wernicke area.Basal ganglia systemExtrapyramidal pathway and processing station between the cerebral motor cortex and the upper brainstemCerebrumUses sensory data for reflexive control of:Muscle toneEquilibriumPostureBrainstemPathway between the cerebral cortex and the spinal cord
BrainstemThe nuclei of the 12 cranial nerves arise from these structures.
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