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Loss of speech is _____.

aphasia

A group of neuron cell bodies grouped together in the peripheral nervous system is a _____.

ganglion

The part of the brain responsible for involuntary functions such as heartbeat, respirations, and body temperature is the _____.

brainstem

An absence seizure is a type of severe seizure with tonic-clonic convulsion.

f

The synapse is the junction between two neurons.

t

There are ____ pairs of spinal nerves

31 pairs

The word part ment/o means brain.

F/referring to the mind

The word part schiz/o means to split.

t

The fatty protective covering for neurons is _____.

myelin

vertigo

dizziness

Loss of memory is referred to as _____.

amnesia

The word part _____ indicates speech.

phasia

_____ is fainting.

syncope

Excessive cerebrospinal fluid in the brain is known as _____.

hypo

The branch-like structures projecting from the cell body that act as antennae, receiving messages from other cells, are _____.

dendrites

The part of the brain that controls the skeletal muscles is the _____.

cerebellum

Multiple sclerosis is caused by demyelination.

T

The meninges are a two-layer membrane around the brain.

F