Chapter 13 Review

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Which of the following is not a function of the neuroglia

Information processing

Glial cells found surrounding the cells bodies of peripheral neurons are

satellite cells

The most important function of the soma of a neuron is to

house organelles the produce energy and synthesize organic molecules

Axons terminate in a series of fine extensions known as

terminal arborization

Neurons in which dendritic and axonal processes are continuous and the cell boy lies off to one side are called

pseudounipolar

The structures at the ends of the terminal arborizations that form the synaptic terminals are the

terminal boutons

Neurotransmitter is released by

a presynaptic membrane only

In neuron pools, parallel processing occurs-when

several neurons process the same information at the same time

A column is a

group of tracts in the spinal cord

Patterns of interactions between neurons include which of the following

all of the above

Which neuronal tissue cell type is likely to be malfunctioning if the blood-brain barrier is no longer adequately protecting the brain

astrocytes

Developmental problems in the growth and interconnections of neurons in the brain reflect problems with the

astrocytes

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