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The Nervous SystemThe Nervous System
SMS 1084SMS 1084Dr. Mohanad R. AlwanDr. Mohanad R. Alwan
 
Study QuestionsStudy Questions
Distinguish between the peripheral and central nervousDistinguish between the peripheral and central nervoussystems.systems.Describe a neuron, including its shape and distributionDescribe a neuron, including its shape and distributionof organelles within the cell body, axon and dendrites.of organelles within the cell body, axon and dendrites.Describe the formation of the myelin sheath of theDescribe the formation of the myelin sheath of theperipheral nerve and its appearance as seen in theperipheral nerve and its appearance as seen in thelight and electron microscopes.light and electron microscopes.Describe two types of sensory nerve endings visible inDescribe two types of sensory nerve endings visible inroutine histological preparations.routine histological preparations.How do neurons communicate with each other andHow do neurons communicate with each other andwith other cells?with other cells?What is a synapse and how does it function?What is a synapse and how does it function?Define axonal transport.Define axonal transport.How do axons and dendrites regenerate?How do axons and dendrites regenerate?What is a ganglion and where is it found?What is a ganglion and where is it found?
 
Functions of the nervous systemFunctions of the nervous system
Collects stimuli from the environmentCollects stimuli from the environmentTransform the stimuli into nervousTransform the stimuli into nervousimpulsesimpulsesPasses them to a largely organizedPasses them to a largely organizedreception and correlation area for reception and correlation area for interpretation and issued to receptor interpretation and issued to receptor organs for an appropriate response.organs for an appropriate response.

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