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5 Matching questions

  1. central nervous system
  2. axon
  3. peripheral nervous system
  4. Santiago Ramon y Cajal
  5. hypothalamus
  1. a the relatively long branch that extends out of the soma of a neuron and carries messages
  2. b an important area located just below the thalamus that serves as a regulator or control center for a number of motivations, such as hunger or thirst
  3. c first described neurons through drawings, calling them "butterflies of the soul"
  4. d the nerves that bring messages from the body to the spinal cord together with the nerves that send messages out from the spinal cord to the body
  5. e the brainstem and spinal cord

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the branches of a neuron that extend out of the soma in order to receive signals
  2. the branches at the end of the axon of a neuron that send a chemical signal to a muscle, an organ, or to another neuron
  3. the feeling that persists in a limb that has been amputated. This demonstrates that the sense of feeling is in the brain
  4. the brain's ability to change
  5. a division of the autonomic nervous system made up of the nerves that use energy in situations of danger

5 True/False questions

  1. somatic nervous systemthe nerves that serve the senses that go to the skeletal muscles

          

  2. nodes of Ranvieropenings in the myelin cover where sodium can enter the cell

          

  3. axonal transmissionworks with cerebellum and cortex for smooth and coordinated body movements

          

  4. basal ganglilaa brain area located at the end of the hippocampus that is a center for emotions such as fear and anger

          

  5. pituitary glanda brain area located at the end of the hippocampus that is a center for emotions such as fear and anger