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5 Matching questions

  1. Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)
  2. Tracts
  3. Pyramidal Cells
  4. Gray Matter
  5. Hippocampus
  1. a The part of the peripheral nervous system that participates in the regulation of the body's internal environment
  2. b Bundles of axons in the central nervous system
  3. c A structure of the medial temporal lobes that plays a role in memory for spatial location
  4. d Large multipolar cortical neurons with a pyramid-shaped cell body, an apical dendrite, and a very long axon
  5. e Portions of the nervous system that are gray because they are composed largely of neural cell bodies and unmyelinated interneurons

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Coverings on the axons of some CNS neurons that are rich in myelin and increase the speed and efficiency of axonal conduction
  2. The gland that dangles from, and is controlled by, the hypothalamus
  3. The functional organization of the neocortex in vertical columns; the cells in each column form a mini-circuit that performs a single function
  4. Those nuclei of the thalamus whose main function is the relay sensory signals to the appropriate areas of cortex
  5. Bundles of axons in the peripheral nervous system

5 True/False questions

  1. Parasympathetic NervesThose motor nerves of the autonomic nervous system that projects from the CNS in the lumbar and thoracic areas of the spinal cord


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


  3. SuperiorToward the top of the primate head


  4. Afferent NervesNerves that carry motor signals from the central nervous system to the skeletal muscles or internal organs.


  5. Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)The portion of the nervous system outside the skull and spine


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