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Ch.12 Nervous Tissue-final Exam

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Ch.12 Nervous Tissue-Final Exam
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1.  Which does not belong to the peripneral nervous system?
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2.  The afferent division of the nervous system is also known as the ___________ division.
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3.  The portion of the nervous system that conducts impulses from the skin, joints, skeletal muscles, and special senses is the _________ division.
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4.  Which two distinct cell types form nervous tissue?
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5.  The neurons that are responsible for integrating information by retrieving, processing, storing, and "deciding" how the body responds to stimuli are
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6.  The most abundant glial cell in CNS is the
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7.  The glial cell that helps to form cerebrospinal fluid is the
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8.  The glial cell that myelinates and insulates axons within the CNS is the
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9.  The glial cell that helps to form the blood-brain barrier is the
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10.  The portion of the nervous system that has voluntary control over skeletal muscles is the _________ division.
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11.  The neuron conducting an impulse from the stomach wall to the CNS would be classified as a(n)  _________  neuron.
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12.  The glial cell that defends the body against pathogens is the 
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13.  A nerve
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14.  What do all glial cells have in common?
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15.  The glossy-white apperance of most axons is due to
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16.  The condition is a disorder of the peripheral nervous system characterized by muscle weakness that begins in the distal limbs, but rapidly advances to involve proximal muscles as well.
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17.  The upper motor neurons that control skeletal muscles begin with a soma in
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18.  Many  upper motor neurons synapse with lower motor neurons in
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19.  Cerebrospinal fluid fills in the space between
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20.  A ganglion is a
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21.  There are ____ pairs of spinal nerves.
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22.  The cardiac, vasomotor and repiratory centers are found in
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23.  Which of the following contains the nucleus?
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24.  Which part of a neuron carries impulse away from the cell body?
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25.       a bundle of parallel axons in the CNS is called a
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26.  Within the perpheral nervous system, the myelin sheath is formed by
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27.  An interneuron carries impulses
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28.  A motor neuron carries impulse
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29.  What ion is found on the outside of the neuron membrane that mostly contributes to a postive resting potential?
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30.  The resting potential of a neuron is measured at
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31.  What system keeps the neuron at resting potential?
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32.  An action potential begins with a
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33.  A stimulus will open ion channels that will allow _________ to flow into the neuron, causing the inside to become _______ charged.
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34.  During depolorization
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35.  During  repolarization
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36.  What does the action potential consist of ?
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37.  The "jumping" of an action potential from one node of Ranvier to the next node is called
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38.  The small gap between two successive neurons is called the
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39.  What flows across the synaptic cleft?
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40.  What triggers the release of a neurotransmitter from the presynaptic neuron vesicles?
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41.  Which of the following is a common neurotransmitter?
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42.  What is the role of acetylcholinesterase at a synapse?
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43.  In which direction does the transmission cross a synapse?
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44.  Which disease is due, in part, to reduced amounts of acetylcholine in the brain?
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45.  Tracts of myelinated axons in the CNS make up the
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46.  The protective membranes around the brain and the spinal cord are the
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47.  Which of the following is the correct layering of the meninges from the superficial to deep?
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48.  The tough outer meninx is the
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49.  The space between the arachnoid and pia maters that is filled with cerebrospinal fluid is the
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50.  Cerebrospinal fluid is produced by
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51.  What do the ventricles of the brain contain?
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