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Quiz 2 :

The Nervous System

Quiz 2 :

The Nervous System

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Which cell type removes cellular waste?
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What is the function of neuronal dendrites?
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A plane that shows brain structures as seen from the front (or frontal plane) is referred to as a ____.
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Which cell type plays a role in forming the blood-brain barrier?
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After encountering a ferocious dog while walking back from your psychopharmacology lecture, your heart races. After the dog turns in the other direction you began to relax and your heart beat slows down. What nervous system is primarily responsible for initiating your more relaxed state?
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Dr. Mitchum is exploring the role of sensory neurons (which convey sensory information to the central nervous system) in detecting incremental changes in temperature. Which type of neuron is Dr. Mitchum studying?
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Dr. Goulard is investigating mechanisms of preserving the function of motor neurons (which convey motor information from the central nervous system) in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Which type of neuron is Dr. Goulard studying?
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The small space between the axon terminal and postsynaptic terminal is called the ____.
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Which nervous system delivers voluntary motor signals from the central nervous system to muscles throughout the body and conveys sensory information from the body to the central nervous system?
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What is the function of a neuron's axon?
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Which of the following is an accurate statement regarding neurons and glia cells?
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The nervous system consists of two systems: ____.
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"Examine the anterior portion of the brain." Where do you tell your lab partner to look?
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"Examine the lateral portion of the brain." Where do you tell your lab partner to look?
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Which cell type produces a material called myelin?
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"Examine the dorsal portion of the brain." Where do you tell your lab partner to look?
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"Examine the posterior portion of the brain." Where do you tell your lab partner to look?
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A plane that shows brain structures as seen from above is referred to as a ____.
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Which nervous system prepares the body for rigorous activity by increasing heartbeat, inhibiting digestion, and opening airways?
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A plane that shows brain structures as seen from the side is referred to as a ____.
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