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Review for Physiology of the Nervous System- KNOW HOW TO LABEL NERVE SENSORY- tissue, dendrite, soma, axon, CNS MOTOR- CNS, dendrite, soma, axon, tissue 1. What are two subdivisions of the nervous system?
2. List two main parts of the central nervous system.
3. List two main parts of the peripheral nervous system.
4. What are the main differences between the sympathetic and parasympathetic branches of the autonomic nervous system?
5. What is a reflex arc? Describe the components.
6. How are neurons similar to other cells? What are unique about the neuron cells?
8. What is action potential?
9. What are the characteristics of sensory nerves in both somatic and autonomic system?
10. What is the neurotransmitter used by all sensory nerves?
11. List the differences of motor nerves in somatic and autonomic branches of the PNS.
12. What is a ganglion, pre-ganglionic and post-ganglionic neuron?
13. Please describe the anatomical differences of motor nerves in parasympathetic and
sympathetic subdivisions of the autonomic system a. Location of ganglion of pre- and post-ganglionic nerves:

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