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  1. produces energy that fuels the neuron's activity
  2. many axons are covered with this white fatty substance that insulates and protects the axon; this casing also helps to speed up the transmission of the messages sent by neurons
  3. at the end of the axon, these small fibers branch out
  4. transmits sensory messages to the central nervous system. Its function is to carry messages from voluntary muscles and sense organs
  5. is made up of nerve cells that send messages between the CNS and other parts of the body

4 True/False questions

  1. dendritesare nerve cells that run through our entire bodies and communicate with each other; each of us has 100 billion of these, most of which are in the brain

          

  2. neuronsare nerve cells that run through our entire bodies and communicate with each other; each of us has 100 billion of these, most of which are in the brain

          

  3. autonomic nervous systemtransmits sensory messages to the central nervous system. Its function is to carry messages from voluntary muscles and sense organs

          

  4. synapseis a junction between the axon terminals of one neuron and the dendrites of another; messages only travel in one direction