Eating and drinking through the feeding center

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Eating and drinking through the feeding center, satiety center, and thirst center. Controls Circadian rhythms and states of consciousness. Gustatory = concerned with tasting or the sense of taste Cranial Nerve 1 = I = Olfactory Nerve Olfactory mucosa of nasal cavity to olfactory bulb
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Sense of smell Cribriform plate Olfactory Nerve Impairment Anosmia = inability to smell Broken skull bones, concussion, tumor, smoking, aging Ptosis - is a drooping or falling of the upper eyelid. The drooping may be worse after being awake longer when the individual's muscles are tired. This condition is sometimes called "lazy eye" Diplopia - technical term for double vision. Hypoxia- deficiency in the amount of oxygen reaching the tissues. HEMORRAGE: an escape of blood from a ruptured blood vessel, especially when profuse. ISCHEMIA: an inadequate blood supply to an organ or part of the body, especially the heart muscles. HEMOLYSIS: the rupture or destruction of red blood cells. Also called hematolysis. HEMATOME: a solid swelling of clotted blood within the tissues. CONTUSION: an injury, as from a blow with a blunt instrument, in which the subsurface tissue is injured but the skin is not broken; bruise. an injury in which the skin is not broken; bruise. LACERATION: a deep cut or tear in skin or flesh. HEME: an iron-containing compound of the porphyrin class that forms the nonprotein part of hemoglobin and some other biological molecules. PERNICIOUS ANEMIA: a deficiency in the production of red blood cells through a lack of vitamin B12. IRON-DEFICIANCY ANEMIA: a common type of anemia-a condition in which blood lacks adequate healthy red blood cells. Red blood cells carry oxygen to the body's tissues. As the name implies, iron deficiency anemia is due to insufficient iron. HEMORRHAGIC ANEMIA: acute blood loss anemia is a condition in which a person quickly loses a large volume of circulating hemoglobin. Acute blood loss is usually associated with an incident of trauma or a severe injury resulting in a large loss of blood. RETINA: a layer at the back of the eyeball containing cells that are sensitive to light and that trigger nerve impulses that pass via the optic nerve to the brain, where a visual image is formed.
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SCLERA: the white outer layer of the eyeball. At the front of the eye it is continuous with the cornea. CORNEA: the transparent layer forming the front of the eye LENS: The crystalline lens is a transparent, biconvex structure in the eye that, along with the cornea, helps to refract light to be focused on the retina. The lens, by changing shape, functions to change the focal distance of the eye so that it can focus on objects at various distances, thus allowing a sharp real image of the object of interest to be formed on the retina PUPIL: is a hole located in the center of the iris of the eye that allows light to strike the retina.
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