Nervous system I Anatomy Review Flashcards


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Review on the Nervous system part 1
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1

The conductive region of the neuron where the action potential occurs is called:

The axon

2

The specific region on the axon where an action potential is generated is called

The axon hillock

3

What support cells forms the myelin sheaths in the peripheral nervous system?

Schwann cells

4

The gaps between Schwann cells that are essential for the conduction of the action potential are called:

Nodes of Ranvier

5

Neurons can communicate with or stimulate, which of the following?

Neurons, muscles, and glands

6

Signals from other neurons are received on what parts of the neuron?

Both dendrites and the soma

7

If an axon branches, these branches of the neuron are called

Axon collaterals

8

What is the correct order of the path of information in a neuron from input to output?

Dendrites, soma, axon

9

In myelination, what part of the Schwann cell becomes the insulation?

The cell membrane