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Name the four subdivisions of the PNS.

Cranial nerves, spinal nerves, peripheral ANS and ENS.

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Name the 5 special senses.

Taste, olfaction, vision, equilibrium, and hearing.

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The nervous system is divided functionally into ___ and ___, or ___ and ___.

SNS, ANS or Efferent, Afferent.

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Name the structural and functional unit of the nervous system.

Neuron.

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Name the structure that carries impulses away from the cell body.

Axon.

5

Neurons communicate with each other at the...

Synapse.

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Nervous communication occurs by chemical reagents called...

Neurotransmitters.

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What is the function of neuroglia?

Support the neurons.

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A schwann cell is also known as...

Neurolemma cell.

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The cranial ventricles are lined by...

Ependymal cells.

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A collection of nerve cells in the CNS is known as...

A nucleus.

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The meninges include...

Pia, arachnoid, and dura mater.

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Name the layer which provides an effective barrier of the nerve fibers.

Perineurium.

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What surrounds the axon and neurolemma cell?

Endoneurium.

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Name two types of ganglia in function.

Sensory and visceral motor.