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Week 6-12


Nerves that originate from the brain are called _____ nerves. cranial
The glia cells that help form the blood-brain barrier are the astrocytes
This tends to be the longest cytoplasmic projection from a neuron. axon
Chemical signals diffuse between neurons at this location. synapse
The two efferent divisions of the autonomic nervous system are the sympathetic and parasympathetic divisions.
The inner protective covering of the brain is called the meninges.
The three divisions of the brain that make up the brainstem are the medulla oblongata, midbrain, and pons.
Dendrites and cell bodies of sympathetic preganglionic neurons are located in the gray matter of the thoracic and upper lumbar segments of the spinal cord.
Which two factors promote the return of venous blood to the heart? blood-pumping action of respirations and skeletal muscle contractions
Which are the two baroreceptors that are located near the heart? aortic baroreceptors and carotid baroreceptors
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