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Ch. 13 Nervous Tissue Test

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  1. long nerve fiber that conducts away from the cell body of the neuron
  2. Neurons with two cytoplasmic extensions (one serves as axon and the other as dendrite) are classified as ~ and are found in the retina, nasal cavity, and inner ear.
  3. Another name for ER
  4. the bushy, branching extensions of a neuron that receive messages and conduct impulses toward the cell body
  5. distal tips of axon; stores and release neurotransmitters that passes info over to next neuron
  6. nerves that control involuntary body functions of muscles, glands, and internal organs

5 True/False Questions

  1. somatic nervous systemthe division of the peripheral nervous system that controls the body's skeletal muscles. Also called the skeletal nervous system


  2. afferent, towardsSensory division neurons are ~ and conduct action potentials ~ the CNS


  3. multipolarNeurons with only one cytoplasmic process attached to the cell body are classified as ~ and are the most common type of sensory neuron.


  4. axon hillockspecialized region of the axon, which connects the inital segment of the axon to the cell body


  5. visceraThe plasma membrane of the axon


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