Interneurons: Definition & Function


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Interneurons are found in which of the following?

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1. Interneurons are able to stimulate tissues through the use of _____.

2. What is the approximate number of interneurons in the body?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to test your understanding of interneurons and their function. Practice questions focus on the number of interneurons in the body and their location.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this assessment to assess your comprehension of:

  • The function of interneurons
  • Where interneurons are located
  • The number of interneurons in the body

Skills Practiced

This assessment will test the following skills:

  • Making connections - link your understanding of interneurons and other neurons in the body
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define a reflex
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how interneurons are able to stimulate tissues

Additional Learning

For a more thorough understanding of these neurons, review the lesson Interneurons: Definition & Function. Topics include:

  • Examples of reflexes integrated by interneurons
  • External pain reflexes
  • Cognition during reflexes