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Question 11._____ sends signals from the body to the central nervous system, and the _____ sends signals from the central nervous system back to the body.
Question 22.Which of the following is true about motor neurons?
Question 33.Which of the following is TRUE about intermediary steps?
Question 44.Membrane depolarization is caused by _____.
Question 55.Sodium-potassium pumps help maintain membrane polarization by _____.
Question 66.An electric impulse involving a change in voltage across a plasma membrane is best known as a(n) _____.
Question 77.Why is John able to feel the light touch of a feather on his skin?
Question 88.How do thermoreceptors differ from other sensory neurons?
Question 99.Oligodendrocytes _____.
Question 1010.Krause's end organ is responsible for the sensation of _____.
Question 1111.Myelinated axons _____.
Question 1212.What is the first function of the nervous system?
Question 1313.Which of the following is proprioception most likely responsible for?
Question 1414.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 1515.Proprioceptors include _____.
Question 1616.When an output of a process stimulates the production of a substance that led to the original output we terms this _____.
Question 1717.Which of the following effects are mediated by the sympathetic nervous system?
Question 1818.Ependymal cells _____.
Question 1919.The receptors most involved in the sensation of a transient pressure are _____.
Question 2020.How are endotherms able to maintain a stable body temperature that is several degrees warmer than their environment?
Question 2121.Which of the following functions is controlled by the autonomic nervous system?
Question 2222.Which of the following would NOT be a reason why the shape of astrocytes would increase their functionality?
Question 2323._____ are afferent nerve endings that sense stimuli outside the body and _____ are subgroups of these receptors that respond to mechanical stimuli such as touch, pressure and vibration.
Question 2424.Which of the following effects are mediated by the parasympathetic nervous system?
Question 2525.Which of the following is a true statement about neurons?
Question 2626.Why might it make sense for a very high functioning brain to actually have LESS neurons but MORE neuroglia cells?
Question 2727.A muscle spindle is a type of:
Question 2828.A disease where our own immune system destroys the myelin sheath of neurons is known as _____.
Question 2929.Motor neurons are most similar to the _____.
Question 3030.Sensory neurons are most similar to the _____.
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