Quiz 7 Study Guide
What is a cataract?
When lens become cloudy
What cranial nerve is in association to accommodation of lens?
What is presbyopia?
loss of flexibility of lens due to aging
What is the retina?
multilayered sheet of neurons
Lecture 5 Notes
Dorsal Column Function
discriminative touch and conscious proprioception
spinothalamic tract function
LSTT-pain and temp
ASTT- crude touch+pressure
Spinoreticular Tract function
arousal to pain
Spinotectectal Tract function
Tectum of midbr
Quiz 4 Study Guide
What are descending tracts involved with?
Voluntary Motor function
Reflexes and equilibrium
What are the primary CNS areas involved in motor control?
Midterm Study Guide part 1
protect the brain
dura matter, arachnoid matter, and pia matter
1-way system that flows from ventricles to the blood through the arachnoid
villi in the dural sinuses
produce CSF (with
Midterm Study Guide part 2
Function of alpha gamma coactivation
contracts a muscle but still allows for the muscle spindle to be reactive
Function of reciprocal inhibition
inhibits alpha motor neurons that control antagonist muscle
Function of golgi tendo
Auditory System Notes
What is pitch?
frequency of waves
How is pitch measure?
What is the range of pitch in a human ear?
What is loudness?
amplitude of wave
How is loudness measured?
What is the range of loudness in a
Is ACH excitatory or inhibitory?
Is GABA excitatory or inhibitory?
Is Glutamate excitatory or inhibitory?
Is Dopamine excitatory or inhibitory?
Is Serotinin excitatory or inhibitory?
Quiz 6 Study Guide
What are the 3 components of the brainstem?
medulla, pons, and midbrain
What does the brainstem contain?
1. Ascending and descending tracts from/to the spinal cord
2. connections to the cerebellum
3. cranial nerve nuclei
4. reticular ac
Cranial Nerves Notes part 2
is the abducens nerve sensory, motor or mixed?
where are the nuclei of the abducens nerve located?
eyeball is turned inward, diplopia, nystagmus
what are the effects of a lesion to the abducens nerve?
Cranial Nerves Notes part 1
cranial nerve 1 (I)
function of the olfactory nerve
is olfactory nerve sensory, motor or mixed?
chemoreceptors in nose
where are olfactory nuclei?
What are the symptoms of a unilate