Nervous system I Anatomy Review Flashcards
The conductive region of the neuron where the action potential occurs is called:
The specific region on the axon where an action potential is generated is called
The axon hillock
What support cells forms the myelin sheaths in the peripheral nervous system?
The gaps between Schwann cells that are essential for the conduction of the action potential are called:
Nodes of Ranvier
Neurons can communicate with or stimulate, which of the following?
Neurons, muscles, and glands
Signals from other neurons are received on what parts of the neuron?
Both dendrites and the soma
If an axon branches, these branches of the neuron are called
What is the correct order of the path of information in a neuron from input to output?
Dendrites, soma, axon
In myelination, what part of the Schwann cell becomes the insulation?
The cell membrane