Nervos System

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i4cowboys
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12176
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Nervos System
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2010-03-27 19:06:46
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Anatomy III
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CNS/Structure of Myelin Sheath
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  1. What does the Neurilemma do?
    • It wraps along the axon
    • it is the outter wrap
    • non-myelinated
  2. What does they Myelin do?
    it is the inner wrap layer of the Neurocite (many layers).
  3. What is the Internode?
    Tube Length
  4. Why does Myelin appear white?
    regions of the nervous system hae a concentration of myelinated axons appear white.
  5. Where are non-myelinated areas located?
    Gray Matter
  6. What is saltatory conduction/jumping current?
    the myelinated fiber, impulse "jumps" from node to node, skipping over the myelinated sections of the axon.

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