Fundamentals Of The Nervous System And Nervous Tissue

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1.  Formed by Schwann cells in the PNS?
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2.  Gaps in the myelin sheath between adjacent Schwann cells, sites where axon collaterals can emerge?
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3.  Their plasma membrane function in electrical signaling, cell-to-cell signaling during development?
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4.  Passive, or leakage, channels?
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5.  A schwann cell surrounds nerve fibers but coiling does not take place, schwann cells partially enclose 15 or more axons?
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6.  Brain and spinal cord, integration and command center?
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7.  Remaining nucleus and cytoplasm of a Schwann Cell?
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8.  Mostly soma and unmyelinated fibers?
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9.  Monitoring stimuli?
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10.  Transmits impulses away from the synapse?
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11.  The inside of the membrane becomes less negative?
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12.  Both myelinated and unmyelinated fibers are present, myelin sheaths are formed by oligodendrocytes, Nodes of Ranvier are widely spaces, no neurilemma?
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13.  Interpretation of sensory input?
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14.  Found in both the CNS and PNS, provokes pain sensation?
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15.  *Potassium gates remain open, effux of K+*neuron is insensitive to stimulus and depolarization during this time
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16.  Short tapering and diffusely branched processes, receptive or input regions of the neuron, electrical signals are conveyed as graded potentials?
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17.  Excitable cells that transmit electrical signals?
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18.  Phagocytes that monitor the health of neurons?
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19.  Input travels along several pathways, pathways are integrated in different CNS systems, one stimulus promotes numerous responses?
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20.  Less common variety, correspond to gap junctions found in other cell types, important in the CNS for arousal from sleep, mental attention, emotions and memory, ion and water homeostasis?
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21.  Support and brace neurons, anchor neurons to their nutrient supplies, guide migration of young neurons, control the chemical environment?
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22.  Shuttle signals through CNS pathways?
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23.  Slender processes of uniform diameter arising from the hillock, long ones are called nerve fibers, usually there is only one unbranched per neuron?
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24.  Surround neuron cell bodies with ganglia?
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25.  *Na+ and K+ channels are closed*Activation Gates - closed*Inactivation Gates - open
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26.  Electrical impulses carried along the length of axons, always the same regardless of stimulus, the underlying functional feature of the nervous system?
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27.  Include GABA, Glycine, Apartate, Glutamate, Found only in the CNS?
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28.  Transmit impulses from the CNS to effector organs?
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29.  The inside of the membrane becomes more negative than the resting potential?
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30.  Na+ - K+ Gated Channel*Closed when a neurotransmitter is not bound to the extracellular receptor*Na+ cannot enter the cell and K+ cannot exit the cell*Open when a neurotransmitter is attached to the receptor*Na+ enters the cell and K+ exits the cell
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31.  *Sodium inactivation gates close*K+ gates open*K+ exits the cell, internal negativity of the resting neuron restored
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32.  Branched cells that wrap CNS nerve fibers?
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33.  Two processes (axon and dendrite)
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34.  The potential difference across the membrane of a resting neuron?
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35.  Synapses between the axon of one neuron and the dendrite of another?
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36.  *Short lives, local changes in membrane potential*Decrease in intensity with distance*Magnitude varies directly with the strength of the stimulus*Sufficiently strong graded potential can initiate action potentials*Voltage changes are decremental*Current is quickly dissipated due to the leaky membrane*Only travel over short distances
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37.  Carry impulses away from the CNS?
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38.  Voltage measured between two points?
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39.  Chemically gated channels?
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40.  Contains the nucleus and a nucleolus, the major biosynthetic center, the focal point for the outgrowth of neuronal processes, has no centrioles, has well developed Nissl bodes, contains an axon hillock?
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41.  They line the central cavities of the brain and spinal column?
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42.  Act as natural opiates, reduce pain perception, bind to the same receptors as opiates and morphine, somatostatin, endorphins?
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43.  Envelopes an axon in a trough, encloses the axon with its plasma membrane, has concentric layers of membrane that make up the myelin sheath?
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44.  Cells that provide a supportive scaffolding for neurons, segregate and insulate neurons, guide young neurons to the proper connections, promote health and growth?
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45.  Surround fibers of the PNS?
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46.  Transmit impulses from visceral organs to the brain?
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47.  Synapses between the axon of one neuron and the soma of another?
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48.  Main regulator of cGMP in the brain?
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49.  Dense collections of myelinated fibers?
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50.  What are the ways movement occurs along axons?
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51.  Response to Stimuli?
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52.  A junction that mediates information transfer from one neuron to another neuron or to an effector cell?
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53.  Hindrance to charge flow?
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54.  Activates the intracellular receptor guanylyl cyclase, is involved in learning and memory?
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55.  ____________________ neurotransmitters cause depolarizations?
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56.  Used to integrate, send, and receive information, changes produced by changes in membrane permeability to ions, alterations of ion concentrations across the membrane?
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57.  Measure of potential energy generated by separated charge?
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58.  Input travels along one pathway to a specific destination, works in an all or none manner?
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59.  Fluid filled space separating the presynaptic and postsynaptic neurons, prevents nerve impulses from directly passing from one neuron to the next, transmission is a chemical event, and ensures unidirectional communication between neurons?
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60.  Time from the opening of the Na+ activation gates until the closing of inactivation gates?
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61.  Ions move quickly across the membrane, movement is along their electrochemical gradients, an electrical current is created, voltage changes across the membrane?
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62.  Include dopamine, norepinephrine, epinephrine, serotning, histamine, broadly distributed in the brain, play roles in emotional behaviors and our biological clock?
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63.  ________________ neurotransmitters cause hyperpolarizations?
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64.  Most abundant versatile and highly branched glial cells, they cling to neurons and their synaptic endings, and cover capillaries?
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65.  Na+ Channel*Closed when the intracellular environment is negative*Na+ cannot enter the cell*Open when the intracellular environment is positive*Na+ can enter the cell
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66.  The membrane retunrs to its resting membrane potential?
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67.  Conducts impulses toward the synapse?
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68.  Released at the neuromuscular junction, synthesized and enclosed in synaptic vesicles, released by all neurons that stimulate skeletal muscle, some neurons in the autonomic nervous system?
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69.  What are the 2 main parts of the Motor Division?
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70.  What are the two principal cell types of the nervous system?
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71.  What are the functions of the nervous system?
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72.  Sodium gates are closed, potassium gates are open, repolarization is occurring, the threshold level is elevared allowing strong stimuli to increase the frequency of action potential events?
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73.  Carry impulses from skin, skeletal muscles, and joints to the brain?
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74.  Paired spinal and cranial nerves, carries messages to and from the spinal cord and brain?
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75.  Cells that surround and wrap neurons?
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76.  Conscious control of skeletal muscles?
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77.  Voltage-gated channels?
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78.  What is the correct order for the phases of the Action Potential?
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79.  What are the 2 functional divisions of the PNS?
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80.  *Na+ permeability increses, membrane potential reverses*Na+ gates are opened, K+ gates are closed*Threshold -55 - -50mV
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81.  Transmit impulses toward the CNS?
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82.  Regulates smooth muscle, cardiac muscle, and glands?
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83.  Generate and transmit action potentials, secrete neurotransmitters from the terminals?
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84.  Contain the sympathetic and parasympathetic divisions?
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85.  *A brief reversal of membrane potential with a total amplitude of 100 mV*Only generated by muscle cells and neurons*They do not decrease in strength over distance*They are the principal means of neural communication*Called nerve impluses in the axon of a neuron
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86.  Armlike extensions from the soma, called tracts in the CNS and nerves in the PNS?
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87.  Specialized for the release and reception of neurotransmitters?
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88.  Whitish, fatty segmented sheath around most long axons, it functions to protect the axon, electrically insulate fibers from one another, and increase the speed of nerve impulse transmission?
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89.  Three or more processes?
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90.  Substance with high electrical resistance?
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91.  The master controlling and communicating system of the body?
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92.  The flow of electrical charge between two points?
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93.  Which division of the PNS contain Sensory and Visceral afferent fibers?
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94.  Substance with low electrical resistance?
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95.  Mechanically gated channels?
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96.  The larger the diameter, the faster the ______?
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97.  Prevents the neuron from generating an action potential, ensures that each action potential is separate, enforces one-way transmission of nerve impulses?
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98.  Single, short process?
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