Neuroscience I: Functional Organization of the Nervous System

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What is the contribution of the mid-semester test to the final grade?

20%

Which textbook is not listed as a recommended resource for Neuroscience I?

Principles of Biochemistry (Lehninger)

What is the main function of the peripheral nervous system?

Processes sensory signals

What are the principal functional units of the nervous system called?

Neurones

Which type of cells form the blood-brain barrier and produce neurotrophins?

Astroglia

What does the central nervous system control?

All activities of the body

What is the role of oligodendroglia in the white matter?

Form myelin sheaths

Which part of the neuron is responsible for maintaining the functional and anatomic integrity of the axon?

Cell body or Soma

Which process is responsible for the movement of proteins from the soma to terminal endings?

Anterograde transport

What occurs with complete severance of peripheral nerves according to Wallerian Degeneration & Regeneration?

Chromatolysis within 24 hours

What is the function of Astroglia?

Produce neurotrophins for survival and growth

What is the role of Ependymal Cells?

Line the fluid-filled ventricles of the brain

What do axons primarily contain?

Ribosomes

What is the process that occurs within 24 hours of injury to the neuron?

Chromatolysis

What is the main function of microglia?

Phagocytic activity

What is the contribution of the mid-semester test to the final grade?

20%

Which textbook is listed as a recommended resource for Neuroscience I?

Textbook of Medical Physiology (Guyton & Hall)

What is the main function of the peripheral nervous system?

Carries signals from the brain to the rest of the body

What are the principal functional units of the nervous system called?

Neurones

Which process is responsible for the movement of proteins from the soma to terminal endings?

Axoplasmic transport

Test your knowledge on the functional organization of the nervous system with this quiz. The quiz covers topics from the text-books 'Ganong’s Review of Medical Physiology', 'Textbook of Medical Physiology (Guyton & Hall)', and 'Medical Physiology: Principles for Clinical Medicine (Rodney Rhoades & David Bell)'. The quiz evaluates your understanding of the structure and organization of the nervous system.

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