CNS & PNS Histology & Physiology - BM5 NLM1

1. True or false: each oligodendrocyte can myelinate up to 50 axons?

  • True
  • False
  • Pass
  • Hmmm... anyone fancy a game of cards?
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2. Which of the following statements about astrocytes is true?

  • They are unipolar cells with short processes that have many functions, including axon guidance
  • They are multipolar cells with short processes that have many functions, including metabolic support
  • They a multipolar cells with long processes that have many functions, including the regulation of homeostasis
  • They are unipolar cells with long processes that have many functions, including scar formation

3. True or false: Inhibitory synapses tend to be close to the soma?

  • Hmm... Just a minute
  • False
  • true
  • Pass

4. What is the role of astrocytes in the CNS?

  • Provide active immune defence
  • Secrete CSF
  • Support the endothelial cells of the blood-brain barrier and participate in brain scarring
  • Myelination

5. What makes up the CNS?

  • Sensory, motor & enteric nervous systems
  • Brain & spinal cord
  • Parasympathetic, sympathetic & enteric nervous systems
  • Somatic, autonomic & enteric nervous systems

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