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When negatively charged ions flow into a cell, the neuron...

Is hyperpolarised and thus is less excitable

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When positive ions flow into a cell, it is...

Depolarised and thus more excitable

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Which neurotransmitter is used in the lower motor neurons?

Acetylcholine

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What are the receptors in the skeletal Neuro muscular junctions?

nAChR, N1

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Describe the location of white and grey matter in the spinal cord

Outer: white matter
Inner: grey matter

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Describe the location of white and grey matter in the brain

Cortex: grey matter
Subcortical: white matter

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What makes white matter white?

Myelination

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Which cell myelinates the neurons in the CNS?

PNS?

CNS: Oligodendrocytes

PNS: Schwann cells

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What is the cerebral cortex?

It is the outmost layer of the brain, ie the grey matter

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What is the categorisation of the vagus nerve?

Autonomic nervous system

Parasympathetic

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