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Types Of Neuroglia In The Cns/pns

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  • 1. 
    Produce the myelin sheaths around PNS axons
    • A. 

      Astrocytes

    • B. 

      Schwann cells

    • C. 

      Microglia

    • D. 

      Ependymal cells

    • E. 

      Oligodendrocytes

  • 2. 
    Have few processes and produce a myelin sheath in CNS; each can myelinate parts of several axons
    • A. 

      Astrocytes

    • B. 

      Oligodendrocytes

    • C. 

      Microglia

    • D. 

      Ependymal cells

    • E. 

      Schwann Cells

  • 3. 
    Small, phagocytic neuroglia that produce the nervous system by engulfing microbes and removing debris of dead cells
    • A. 

      Astrocytes

    • B. 

      Oligodendrocytes

    • C. 

      Microglia

    • D. 

      Ependymal cells

    • E. 

      Schwann Cells

  • 4. 
    Star-shaped cells that perform several functions in support of neurons
    • A. 

      Astrocytes

    • B. 

      Oligodendrocytes

    • C. 

      Microglia

    • D. 

      Ependymal cells

    • E. 

      Schwann cells

  • 5. 
    Line the brain ventricles and the central canal of the spinal cord; they secrete and aid in the circulation of cerebrospinal fluid and they form the blood-cerebrospinal fluid barrier
    • A. 

      Astrocytes

    • B. 

      Oligodendrites

    • C. 

      Ependymal cells

    • D. 

      Schwann cells

    • E. 

      Microglia