Quiz_8 - Muscle fibers are similar to neurons in that they...

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Title: Quiz 8 Assign To: BIOL 1002 - 004 Name: Deroche, Lauren M Due Date: 04/30/2008 Note: Due Date is at midnight.
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Questions Question 1: Mechanoreceptors of the nervous system Points Worth: 1 Answer Given: C. sense pressure Question 2: The contractile subunits of skeletal muscles are called Points Worth: 1 Answer Given: B. sacromeres Question 3: Multiple sclerosis is caused by a reduction in or complete loss of Points Worth: 1 Answer Given: B. myelin sheaths Question 4: A cell that has dendrites, an axon, and a myelin sheath (or nerve insulating layer) is called a Points Worth: 1 Answer Given: A. neuron Question 5: Olfactory receptors convert ________into a(n) ______ signal called an action potential. Points Worth: 1 Answer Given: A. chemical signals; electrical Question 6:
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Unformatted text preview: Muscle fibers are similar to neurons in that they both produce a(n) Points Worth: 1 Answer Given: C. action potential Question 7: Parkinson's disease is caused by the overproduction of a neurotransmitter called dopamine. Points Worth: 1 Answer Given: B. False (lack of) Question 8: Rods and cones are examples of _________ that sense _______ and _______ respectively. Points Worth: 1 Answer Given: D. photoreceptors; black and white; colors Question 9: When a muscle contracts, the thin and thick filiaments shrink in size. (they pull past eachother) Points Worth: 1 Answer Given: B. False Question 10: 24 percent of hip fracture patients aged 50 and over die in the year following their fracture. Points Worth: 1 Answer Given: A. True...
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Quiz_8 - Muscle fibers are similar to neurons in that they...

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