A&P 2 Study Guide Exam 1
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Explain how the nervous system is organized.
What are the functions of the nervous system to
include sensory, integration and motor functions?
What are the components of the central nervous
system and their functions?
What are the components of the peripheral
nervous system to include their functions, and divisions?
Describe (or draw/produce your own) structure of
How is myelin formed?
Classify by shape the following neurons:
Classify neurons by their function:
Explain the following types of neuroglia cells
and their functions:
Explain how a neuron reaches and maintains its
resting potential in detail.
What are the steps of an action potential and
make sure you mention the ions involved?
What is the refractory period in reference to
Explain the steps, starting with an action
potential reaching the synaptic knob to the uptake of neurotransmitters, of
sending an impulse across a synapse.
Tell me what the following items are (each) and
tell me what their function is for each: