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Quiz 24 :

The Nervous System and the Senses

Quiz 24 :

The Nervous System and the Senses

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In humans,what receptor is used primarily to detect sharp blows and excessive heat?
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E
Explanation: Pain receptors perceive potentially harmful stimuli.

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The three major components of the human nervous system are
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C
Explanation: The nervous system deals with information from both the outside world and within the body.

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The division of the nervous system that integrates sensory information and coordinates the body's response is the
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B
Explanation: The central nervous system includes the brain and the spinal cord.

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The rounded part of a neuron containing the nucleus and mitochondria is the
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The part of the neuron that is usually highly branched and receives input from other neurons is the
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The part of the neuron that is usually a single long extension that conducts an impulse to a muscle or another neuron is the
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The junctions between one neuron and another neuron are called
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If you wanted to study the part of a neuron that carries electrical signals away from the cell body,you would look for what part?
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The three types of neurons in the nervous system of humans are
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The type of neuron that brings information toward the central nervous system is the
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The type of neuron that conducts its message from the central nervous system toward an effector is the
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The type of neuron that connects one neuron to another within the central nervous system is the
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A motor neuron's ________ and ________ reside in the central nervous system,but its ________ extend(s)into the peripheral nervous system.
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An atom or molecule with an electrical charge is a(n)
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If you were using electrodes and chemical tests to find a resting neuron,you would look for a neuron in which 
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A nerve impulse travels about ________ times faster when it leaps between gaps in the myelin sheath than when it travels along an unmyelinated axon.
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In myelinated axons
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If you wanted to stop transmission from one neuron to another,you would want to destroy all 
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A chemical that travels from a sending neuron to a receiving neuron is called a(n)
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The condition that develops when GABA levels in the brain are deficient is
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