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Flashcards in Edrolo Week 2 Test: Multiple Choice ( AOS1 ) Deck (10):
1

What type of energy does communication within neurons use?

Electrical

2

What part of the pre-synaptic neuron release neurotransmitters across the synapse?

Axon terminals

3

What does each neurotransmitter bind with?

A specific type of receptor

4

Name an excitatory neurotransmitter

Glutamate

5

What is GABA responsible for

Reducing anxiety

6

Communication between a neuron uses what type of energy?

Chemical

7

What do tremors and other motor symptoms result from in Parkinson's disease?

Reduced levels of dopamine and GABA

8

What is the part of the brain most effected by Parkinson's disease?

Substantia Nigra

9

Name 3 symptoms of Parkinson's disease?

Slowness of movement
Rigidity involuntary
tremors

10

What are 2 neurotransmitters linked to the onset of Parkinson's disease?

Dopamine and GABA

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