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Quiz 1
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2011-12-05 23:39:31
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  1. which type of glia builds myelin sheaths around axons in the periphery of the body?
    schwann cells
  2. the in sulating material which covers many vertebrate axons is called the:
    myelin sheath
  3. what type of glial cella myelinate axons in the brain and spinal cord?
    oligodendrocytes
  4. which function is NOT performed by glia?
    transmitting information
  5. the branching fibers that form the information-recieving pole of the nerve cells are called:
    dendrites
  6. the information sender of the neuron, conveying an impulse toward either other neurons or a gland or muscle is called the:
    axon
  7. what is the main source of nutrition for vertebrate neurons?
    glucose

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