Part 5 - First, Second, Third Order Neurons

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Created Dec 15, 2010
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What is the location of 1st order neurons?
 
dorsal root ganglion
2
What is the function of 1st order neurons?
 
conduct impulses from cutaneous receptors amd proprioceptors to the brain and spinal cord
3
What is the location of 2nd order neurons?
 
Dorsal horn/ medullary nuclei
4
What is the function of 2nd order neurons?
 
transmit impulses to thalamus and cerebellum
5
What is the location of 3rd order neurons?
 
thalamus (NOT CEREBELLUM)
6
What is the function of 3rd order neurons?
 
conduct impulses to the somatosensory cortex of the cerebellum
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Second and third order neurons are what type of neurons?
 
Interneurons

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