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    1. Distinguish between the following: (a) somatic and visceral reflexes, (b) spinal and cranial reflexes, and (c) innate and acquired reflexes.

    2. Describe the functions of the ventricles of the brain and the choroid plexus, including their role in the formation and maintenance describe the functions of the ventricles of the brain and the choroid plexus, including their role in the formation and maintenance.

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    Here are useful references to provide a more comprehensive overview of reflexes and cerebrospinal fluid:
    http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/dl/free/0074716832/799715/Book_2_3A3B_Chapter_6.pdf
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cerebrospinal_fluid#Circulation

    1. a) Somatic reflexes involve voluntary skeletal muscles, peripheral nerves, and the spinal cord. Examples include deep tendon or muscle stretch reflexes elicited during a neurologic examination. A neuro hammer is tapped against a tendon and a reflex contraction is elicited. For ...

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    This solution defines and differentiates between the types of reflexes in the nervous system, and describes the function of the ventricles in the brain and choroid plexus.

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