Autonomic Nervous System and Neuron Classification Quiz

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Which branch of science studies the shape of the nervous system?

Neuroanatomy

What are the direct techniques used in studying the nervous system?

Inspection and palpation

How many segments are there in the spinal cord?

8 segments

What is the main characteristic of grey matter in the central nervous system?

Contains mainly neuron cell bodies and dendrites

Which division of the nervous system is responsible for detecting changes in involuntary structures and internal viscera?

Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)

Which part of the ANS is involved in energy maintenance?

Parasympathetic system

Which type of neuron has a small axon and no dendrites coming from the soma?

Pseudounipolar neuron

Which embryonic layer gives rise to the skin and nervous system?

Ectoderm

What does the term 'rostral' indicate in anatomical directions?

Toward the head

What does the sagittal plane in anatomical terms correspond to?

Medial/medium

What is the main function of the Parasympathetic system?

Involved in energy maintenance

Which type of neuron has a unique dendrite and axon?

Bipolar

What does the term 'caudal' indicate in anatomical directions?

Toward the tail

Which anatomical plane is equivalent to 'Frontal'?

Coronal

What does the term 'ventral' indicate in anatomical directions?

Toward the stomach

What is the main function of the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)?

Maintenance of body homeostasis

Which part of the central nervous system is rich mainly in neuron cell bodies, dendrites, and unmyelinated axons?

Spinal cord's grey matter

What are the direct techniques used in studying the nervous system?

Endoscopy and palpation

What is the rostral end of the spinal cord in anatomical terms?

Extension of the medulla oblongata

What gives the white matter in the central nervous system its pale color?

Axonic myelinated fibres

Test your knowledge about the anatomical and functional divisions of the autonomic nervous system and the classification of neurons. Learn about the sympathetic system, parasympathetic system, enteric system, and different types of neurons such as unipolar and bipolar.

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