Chapter 7: The Nervous System | Crossword


3.physician who specializes in the study and treatment of nervous system diseases and disorders
4.pertaining to the head
7.pertaining to the cerebrum
12.the part of the brain that coordinates voluntary muscle activity and equilibrium (balance)
13.condition of without speech
14.pain in the head (headache)
15.without sensation or feeling
16.pertaining to the meninges
17.disease of the nerves


1.record or image of the spinal cord
2."relay station" of the brain, which directs nerve impulses to and from the cerebrum and also controls involuntary homeostatic activity
3.the system of the body that transmits nerve impulses between parts of the body and regulates the body's responses to internal and external stimuli of the mind
6.the largest part of the brain; controls higher-level mental processes and voluntary movement
8.the basic functional cell of the nervous system; responsible for sending and receiving nerve impulses between parts of the body and the brain
9.structure that connects the brain to the spinal cord; relays sensory and motor information to and from the cerebellum; also controls life-sustaining, involuntary functions such as heart rate, blood pressure, and breathing
10.pertaining to the nerves
11.incision to the skull/cranium
12.pertaining to the skull/cranium

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