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  1. Nissl Stain
  2. Medial
  3. Myelin Sheaths
  4. Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
  5. Arachnoid Membrane
  1. a Coverings on the axons of some CNS neurons that are rich in myelin and increase the speed and efficiency of axonal conduction
  2. b The portion of the nervous system outside the skull and spine
  3. c A neural stain that has an affinity for structures in neuron cell bodies
  4. d The meninx that is located between the dura mater and the pia mater and has the appearance of a gauzelike spiderweb
  5. e Toward the midline of the body of a vertebrate

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Any slices of brain tissue cut in plane that is parallel to the side of the brain
  2. The three protective membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord
  3. The delicate, innermost meninx
  4. The mechanism that keeps certain toxic substances in the blood from passing into brain tissue
  5. A neuron with more than two processes extending from its cell body

5 True/False Questions

  1. MicrogliaGlial cells that respond to injury or disease by engulfing cellular debris and triggering inflammatory responses


  2. Dorsal HornsThe two ventral arms of the spinal gray matter


  3. SuperiorToward the nose end of a vertebrate


  4. Central CanalProjecting from one side of the body to the other


  5. Electron MicroscopyA neuroanatomical technique used to study the fine details of cellular structure


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