chapter 11 nerves

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1

Nervous tissue is made up of _____ principa cell population.

2

2

Neuroglia of the peripheral nervous system include

satellite cells and schwann chells

3

__________ are the basic functional units of nervous tissue.

Neurons

4

These branching neuron processes serve as receptive regions and transmit electrical signals toward the body. They are _________.

dendrites

5

Axons are the neuron processes that generate and conduct nerve inpulses.

True

6

Most axons are covered with a fatty material called_________.

Myelin

7

Neuron fibers (axons) running through the central nervous system form ________ of white matter.

Tracts

8

Neurons can be classified according to structure. ______ neruons have many processes that issue from the body.

multipolar

9

Neruons can be classified according to function. __________ or motor neurons carry activating immpulses from the central nervous system primarily to body muscles or glands.

Efferent

10

Within a nerve, each fiber is surrounded by a delicate connective tissue sheath called the:

endoneurium