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1. The nerve

roots located at the inferior end of the vertebral canal are collectively referred to as the ___.

2. Taste sensation from the anterio two thirds of the tongue is carried by the ___cranial nerve.

3. The ____is the connective tissue that wraps around entire nerves.

4. The ___ is a layer of thin connective tissue that surround each axon of a nerve.

5. The extension of dura mater that anchors the spinal cord longitudinally in the vertebral canal is called the __

6. The gag reflex is mediated by the ___nerve.

7. An increase in negative charge (becoming more negative relative to the resting membrane potential) is referred to as ___.

8. All of the nervous tissue outside the central nervous system comprises the ___nervous system.

9. ____is a wrapping produced by some neuroglial cells that contains 80 percent lipid and 20 percent protein.

10. The ____division of the nervous system brings incoming sensory information to the central nervous system.


1. Afferent

2. Bipolar

3. Brachialis

4. Cauda equina

5. Coccygeal ligament

6. Coracoid process

7. Depolarization

8. Endoneurium

9. Epineurium

10. Facial

11. Fascia lata

12. Fila olfactoria

13. Flaccid

14. Flexor carpi ulnaris

15. Flocculonodular

16. Glossopharyngeal

17. Gluteus maximus

18. Hyperpolarization

19. Infrahyoid

20. Limbic system

21. Myelin

22. Nissl substance = chromophilic

23. Node of Ranvier

24. Oculomotor

25. Perineurium

26. Peripheral (PNS)

27. Preoptic

28. Saltatory

29. Sartorius

30. Satellite cells

31. Substantia nigra

32. Supraspinatus

33. Ventricles

34. Wernicke's

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