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Exam study guide 1. What is an interneuron? a. Cells that transfer information from one neuron to another; interneurons make no direct contact with the outside world. 2. What is a motor neuron? a. Cells that carry information from information away from the central nervous system to the muscles and glands that directly produce behavior. 3. What is a glial cell? a. Cells that fill in space between neurons, remove waste, or help neurons to communicate efficiently. 4. What is a reflex? a. Largely automatic body reactions- such as the knee jerk- that are controlled primarily by spinal cord pathways. 5. What are the parts of a neuron? a. LOOK AT PAGE 60. 6. What is a dendrite? What does it do? a. Look like tree branches extending outward from the main body of the cell, they are the primary information receivers. The fibers that extend outward from a neuron and receive information from other neurons. 7.
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