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Introduction to Neuroanatomy

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In a person standing, what two directions are roughly equivalent in the cerebral hemispheres?

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A. Anterior–ventral

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B. Inferior–dorsal

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C. Anterior–rostral

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D. Posterior–dorsal

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C. Anterior–rostral

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What kind of neural structure can be found in gray matter and in white matter?

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A. Neuronal cell bodies

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B. Axons

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C. Dendrites of neurons

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D. Synapses

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B. Axons

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How is a ganglion different from a nucleus

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A. A ganglion has neuronal cell bodies

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B. A ganglion is outside the CNS

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C. A ganglion has incoming and outgoing connections

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D. A ganglion is for sensory neurons

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B. A ganglion is outside the CNS

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The cerebellum is physically connected to the rest of the nervous system at the level of the

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A. Cerebrum

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B. Brainstem

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C. Spinal cord

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D. All of the above

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B. Brainstem

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Which part of the meninges is toughest and thickest?

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A. The dura mater

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B. The arachnoid mater

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C. The subarachnoid space

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D. The pia mater

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B. The dura mater

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Which of the following structures is most prominent on the mesial surface of the cerebral cortex along the midline?

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A. Lateral sulcus

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B. Central sulcus

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C. Parietal occipital sulcus

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D. Insular cortex

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C. Parietal occipital sulcus

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Which part of the basal ganglia is found immediately lateral to the lateral ventricle?

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A. Caudate nucleus

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B. Putamen

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C. Globus pallidus

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D. Substantia nigra

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A. Caudate nucleus

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What structure would not contain any corticospinal fibers passing from the cortex ...

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