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TEST2 - The two major divisions of the vertebrate nervous...

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The two major divisions of the vertebrate nervous system are the ________ and ________ nervous systems. Correct Answer: C. peripheral; central Nerves that activate the skeletal muscles form part of the ________ nervous system. Correct Answer: D. somatic The brain and spinal cord comprise the: Correct Answer: B. central nervous system. Structures toward the front of an organism are referred to as: Correct Answer: C. anterior. In terms of anatomical directions, ventral means toward the: Correct Answer: B. belly. Using anatomical directions, the top of the brain would be called: Correct Answer: A. dorsal. The terms rostral and caudal are synonymous with ________ and ________ , respectively. Correct Answer: D. anterior; posterior A picture of the brain looking down from the top of the head is using the: Correct Answer: B. horizontal plane. A sagittal section of the brain looks at the brain from the: Correct Answer: D. side. If a structure is “away” from the midline it is said to be: Correct Answer: B. lateral. The basic communication unit of the nervous system is the: Correct Answer: B. neuron. Neurons have unique structures including: Correct Answer: C. All of the above answers are correct. The axon is joined to the cell body at the: Correct Answer: D. axon hillock. A ________ is a collection of neuronal cell bodies within the central nervous system. Correct Answer: C. nucleus
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A collection of axons inside the central nervous system is called a: Correct Answer: D. tract.
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