During the middle of the 20t century, a drastic procedure termed prefrontal lobotomy was used to treat a variety of mental illnesses: TRUE - The right hemisphere is usually the dominant hemisphere: FALSE - Another term for trigeminal neuralgia is tic douloureux: TRUE - Epileptic seizures that resist drug treatment are sometimes treated by surgically cutting through the corpus callosum: TRUE - Most cranial reflexes are monosynaptic: FALSE - Pain receptors are fast-adapting receptors: FALSE - If the primary motor cortex is damaged, the individual loses the ability to exert fine control over skeletal muscles: TRUE - Only the sympathetic nervous system innervates the skin: TRUE - Every spinal nerve receives a gray ramus from a ganglion of the sympathetic chain: TRUE - The effects of acetylcholine on nicotinic receptors last longer than those of norepinephrine on beta-adrenergic receptors: FALSE - The eyelids are technically called the palpebrae: TRUE - The external acoustic canal contains hairs, which increase sensitivity to light touch: TRUE
- The ear functions by turning arriving sound waved into displacements of the basilar membrane by the amplifying system provided by the tympanum and ossicles: TRUE - Cortisol suppresses release of ACTH from the anterior lobe of the pituitary: TRUE - Angiotensin II triggers release of aldosterone from the suprarenal cortex: TRUE - Blood aids in the regulation of body temperature: TRUE - The blood of a fetus and its mother are almost identical: FALSE -
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