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Question 11.The nervous system has three MAIN functions, including, collecting sensory information, processing and interpreting sensory information, and _____.
Question 22.Motor neurons are most similar to the _____.
Question 33.The fight-or-flight response is stimulated by the _____.
Question 44.When the dendrite is in its resting state (i.e. the inside of the cell has a net negative charge and the outside of the cell has a net positive charge), its membrane is _____.
Question 55.Rapid deactivation of _____ is generally viewed positively, as one is typically desensitized to rubs of clothing and other light contacts with the skin.
Question 66.Describe the difference in roles between afferent and efferent neurons in the central nervous system.
Question 77.What is the maintenance of a stable internal environment within an organism commonly called?
Question 88.Proprioceptors include _____.
Question 99.Sensory neurons are the part of the nervous system that would relay WHAT type of signals?
Question 1010.WHICH of the following bodily reactions is a signal that your sympathetic nervous system has been activated?
Question 1111.Why is it so important that our bodies have Schwann cells?
Question 1212.Neurons and glial are the two types of cells found in the _____ system?
Question 1313.WHAT function are proprioceptors responsible for?
Question 1414.The myelin sheath is part of the axon in the peripheral nervous system that aids in rapid information transfer, and if damaged, is associated with WHAT disease?
Question 1515.A man is standing outdoor and feels a sudden chill. He notices the hair raising on his arms. Why do the hairs on a people's arms raise?
Question 1616.Sensory neurons are most similar to the _____.
Question 1717.When an output of a process inhibits the production of a substance which led to the original output we terms this _____.
Question 1818.WHAT is the name for the non-neuronal cells that form myelin, provide nutrients like oxygen to neurons, and promote a general support structure for neurons?
Question 1919.Axons and dendrites form the major signaling capabilities for WHAT types of cells?
Question 2020.Why might it make sense for a very high functioning brain to actually have LESS neurons but MORE neuroglia cells?
Question 2121.An electric impulse involving a change in voltage across a plasma membrane is best known as a(n) _____.
Question 2222.Which of the following functions is controlled by the autonomic nervous system?
Question 2323.Neurons send _____ waves along axons, releasing neurotransmitters at junctions called synapses.
Question 2424.Which of the following would NOT be a reason why the shape of astrocytes would increase their functionality?
Question 2525.An example of positive feedback would be WHICH of the following items?
Question 2626.Which of the following effects are mediated by the parasympathetic nervous system?
Question 2727.Microglia are most similar to _____.
Question 2828.How do thermoreceptors differ from other sensory neurons?
Question 2929.In ectotherms, what controls body temperature?
Question 3030.Maintenance of a stable internal environment within the body BEST describes WHAT term?
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