Chapter 2 Fill in the Blanks - Chapter 2 Fill-in-the-Blanks An extensive network of specialized cells that carry information to and from all parts of

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Chapter 2 Fill-in-the-Blanks 1. An extensive network of specialized cells that carry information to and from all parts of the body is called the _________________ ______________. 2. The basic cell that makes up the nervous system and which receives and sends messages within that system is called a __________________. 3. The long tube-like structure that carries the neural message to other cells on the neuron is the _______________. 4. On a neuron, the branch-like structures that receive messages from other neurons is the ___________________. 5. The cell body of the neuron, responsible for maintaining the life of the cell and contains the mitochondria is the _________________. 6. The fatty substances produced by certain glial cells that coat the axons of neurons to insulate, protect, and speed up the neural impulse is the _________________. 7. The bundles of axons in the body that travel together through the body are known as the ______________. 8. The charged particles located inside and outside of the neuron are called ____________. 9. The state of the neuron when not firing a neural impulse is known as the ________________ ____________________. 10. _____________________ refers to the fact that a neuron either fires completely or does not fire at all. 11. The _____________ _____________ are saclike structures found inside the synaptic knob containing chemicals. 12. __________________________ are chemicals found in the synaptic vesicles which, when released, has an effect on the next cell.
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