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Unformatted text preview: Page 1 of 1 Comparative Physiology: Bio 34.1 / J. Polle Last 4 digits of SSN: __________ Last Name: ________________________ Group #: __________ First Name: ________________________ Pre-Class Assignment Module H: Nervous Systems II Prepare for the next class by reading Chapters 10 and 11 in your reader and completing this assignment. Give a definition or brief description for each of the following terms: Note: You should find the appropriate definition in the reader. If the reader does not provide a definition, you have to describe the term in your own words. 1. neurotransmitter 2. chemical synapse 3. electrical synapse 4. inhibitory synapse 5. excitatory synapse 6. muscle cell 7. post-synaptic neuron 8. pre-synaptic neuron 9. summation 10. synaptic cleft Comparative Physiology: Bio 34.1 / J. Polle, 2007 H-1 Module H: Nervous Systems II Neurons connect to each other through structures called synapses. These synapses are either specifically constructed and used for transmission of electrical signals (electrical synapse) or...
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