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5 Matching questions

  1. Thalamus
  2. Glial Cells
  3. White Matter
  4. Ganglia
  5. Dorsal
  1. a Clusters of neuronal cell bodies in the peripheral nervous system
  2. b Portions of the nervous system that are white because they are composed largely of myelinated axons
  3. c Toward the surface of the back of a vertebrate or toward the top of the head
  4. d Several classes of nonneural cells of the nervous system, whose important contributions to nervous system function are just starting to be understood
  5. e The large two-lobed diencephalic structure that constitutes the anterior end of the brain stem; may of its nuclei are sensory relay nuclei that project to the cortex

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The part of the brain on which the cerebral hemispheres rest; in general, it regulates reflex activities that are critical for survival
  2. Large, star-shaped glial cells that play a role in the passage of chemicals from the blood into CNS neurons and perform several other important functions that are not yet well understood
  3. Section cut at a right angle to any long, narrow structure of the CNS
  4. The three protective membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord
  5. Bundles of axons in the peripheral nervous system

5 True/False questions

  1. Cerebral VentriclesThe four CSF-filled internal chambers of the brain: the two lateral ventricles, the third ventricle, and the fourth ventricle


  2. Golgi StainA neural stain that completely darkens a few of the neurons in each slice of tissue, thereby revealing their silhouettes


  3. InterneuronsBundles of axons in the peripheral nervous system


  4. DecussateBundles of axons in the peripheral nervous system


  5. SuperiorToward the top of the primate head


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