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5 Matching questions

  1. Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
  2. Posterior Pituitary
  3. Muscle Tissue
  4. Troponin
  5. Ectotherm
  1. a Tissue consisting of long muscle cells that can contract, either on its own or when stimulated by nerve impulses
  2. b The regulatory protein that control the position of tropomyosin on the thin filament.
  3. c An extension of the hypothalamus composed of nervous tissue that secretes oxytocin and antidiuretic hormone made in the hypothalamus, temporary storage site for these hormones.
  4. d The sensory and motor neurons that connect to the central nervous system
  5. e An organism for which external sources provide most of the heat for temperature regulation.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A portion of the pituitary that develops from nonneural tissue, consists of endocrine cells that synthesize and secrete several tropic and non tropic hormones
  2. A gated channel for a specific ion. The opening or closing of such a channels may alter a cell's membrane potential.
  3. The ventral part of the vertebrate forebrain; functions in maintaining homeostasis, especially in coordinating the endocrine and nervous systems; secretes hormones of the posterior pituitary and releasing factors that regulate the anterior pituitary
  4. The total amount of energy an animal uses in a unit of time.
  5. An organism that is warmed by heat generated by their own metabolism, Heat usually maintains a relatively stable body temperature higher than that of the external environment.

5 True/False questions

  1. Neurotransmitter (NT)A phenomenon of neural integration in which the membrane potential of the post-synaptic cell in a chemical synapse is determined by the combined effect of EPSPs or IPSPs produced in rapid succesion


  2. Myelinated SheathThe total amount of energy an animal uses in a unit of time.


  3. SynapseThe junction where a neuron communicates with another neuron or other cell across a narrow gap via a neurotransmitter(chemical) or an electrical coupling.


  4. MyofibrilsA type of motor protein that associates into filaments that interact with actin filaments to cause cell contraction


  5. StriatedA specialized center of body function composed of several different types of tissues


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