chapter 11 nerves Flashcards
Nervous tissue is made up of _____ principa cell population.
Neuroglia of the peripheral nervous system include
satellite cells and schwann chells
__________ are the basic functional units of nervous tissue.
These branching neuron processes serve as receptive regions and transmit electrical signals toward the body. They are _________.
Axons are the neuron processes that generate and conduct nerve inpulses.
Most axons are covered with a fatty material called_________.
Neuron fibers (axons) running through the central nervous system form ________ of white matter.
Neurons can be classified according to structure. ______ neruons have many processes that issue from the body.
Neruons can be classified according to function. __________ or motor neurons carry activating immpulses from the central nervous system primarily to body muscles or glands.
Within a nerve, each fiber is surrounded by a delicate connective tissue sheath called the: