Outline Chapter 48

Outline Chapter 48 - 48.3 Please read the concept 48.2...

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ABE 2062 Biology for Engineers – Outline Chapter 48 April 14, 2009 CHAPTER 48 48.1 Please define or explain the following terms: ganglia, sensory neurons, interneurons, motor neurons, central nervous system (CNS), peripheral nervous system (PNS), cell body, dendrites, axon, synapse, synaptic terminal, neurontransmitters, presynaptic cell, postsynaptic cell, membrane potential, resting potential, ion channel, equilibrium potential, gated ion channels, hyperpolarization, depolarization, voltage-gated ion channel, action potential, treshold, refractory period, myelin sheath, Schwann cells, temporal summation, and spatial summation. 48.2 Please study Fig. 48.4 and 48.5 to understand the neuron structure and organization.
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Unformatted text preview: 48.3 Please read the concept 48.2 thoroughly to understand the resting potential. 48.4 Fig. 48.10 explains how the voltage-gated ion channels can generate an action potential; please make sure you understand it. 48.5 What is the role of myelin sheath? Two different glia cells in the neuron system, what are they and where are they? What is saltatory conduction and what is the function of it? 48.6 What is the summation of postsynaptic potentials? 48.7 Please list the five different types of neurotransmitters. 48.8 Review Chapter 48 in p. 1062-1063....
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