An experiment looking at an isolated neuron revealed a sensory nerve with one process containing a dendritic portion extending away from the CNS and an axon extending toward the CNS. Which of the following classifications would this neuron fall into?
A patient brought to the emergency room (ER) with severe burns is requesting something for the excruciating pain and is medicated with morphine. What neurotransmitter is blocked with this medication, thus reducing the pain?
During rehabilitation for severe brain damage following a motor vehicle accident, a patient reports that her thought processes and ability to concentrate are impaired. Which area does the nurse suspect is damaged?