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27) Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune disease which attacks the myelin sheath of thenerve axon.
27)Answer the following essay questions:You touch a hot pan when cooking. List out the steps, in detail, of the nervous pathwayof the reflex that occurs. Include any sensory organs involved and the action of thereflex.
27)Your doctor taps on your patellar tendon. List out the steps, in detail, of thenervous pathway of the reflex he is testing. Include any sensory organs involvedand the action of the reflex.
DRG in the dorsal root to the spinal cord. Then the sensory neuronsynapses in the gray matter onto the motor neuron. The motor neuron thensends a signal through the ventral root and synapses back on to thepatellar tendon. Cause the muscle fibers to contract the quadriceps,causing the kick.28)Botulism is a disease caused by a neurotoxin that interferes with the releaseof Acetylcholine. Patients with this disease experience flaccid paralysis, or theinability to contract their muscles. Explain why this would occur.

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