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The name of the system that controls what happens in the body and responds to external stimuli
a) nerve system b) nervous system c) neuron system d) neuro system
The part of the brain that controls thinking, learning, planning, and the five senses.
a) spinal cord b) medulla c) cerebellum d) cerebrum
The part of the brain that controls automatic body functions.
a) cerebrum b) medulla c) spinal cord d) cerebellum
The part of the brain that controls automatic muscle movement and balance.
a) cerebellum b) cerebrum c) medulla d) spinal cord
The bundle of nerves that transmits messages between the brain and body.
a) nerve b) neurotransmitter c) spinal cord d) synapse
The main type of cell in the brain.
a) neuron b) axon c) dendrite d) synapse
The part of a neuron that contains the nucleus and other organelles.
a) dendrite b) neurotransmitter c) axon d) cell body
Chemical messages that transfer an electrical message from one neuron to another.
a) receptors b) neurotransmitters c) axons d) dendrites
The part of the neuron that contains receptors.
a) dendrites b) axon c) cell body d) sheath
The part of the neuron that releases neurotransmitters.
a) cell body b) axon c) dendrite d) axon terminal
The gap between neurons.
a) dendrite b) neurotransmitter c) synapse d) axon terminal
True or False? A specific neurotransmitter only fits with a specific type of receptor.
a) true b) false c) d)
The brain and spinal cord make up this part of the nervous system:
a) nerves b) peripheral nervous system c) central nervous system d) neurons
Which is the correct pathway a message travels through a neuron?
a) cell body, axon, dendrite b) axon, cell body, dendrite c) dendrite, cell body, axon d) cell body, dendrite, axon
Which of the following is a correct analogy?
a) axons are like entry doors b) dendrites are like exit doors c) axons are like exit doors d) dendrites are like entry and exit doors
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