52: The action potential and the synapse Quiz

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  1. Saltatory conduction gets its name from the Latin word “saltare” meaning:1

  2. To what gadget do neurotransmitters stick after they cross the gap?1

  3. What is the ration of Na to K ions pumped by the Na/K pump?1

  4. What crosses the synaptic cleft?1

  5. Where does the action potential start?1

  6. The action potential can travel up and down, back and forth, along the neuron.1

  7. An influx of sodium ions into the axon is what generates the action potential.1

  8. When the axon is resting, which is more abundant inside the membrane?1

  9. What does the Na/K pump do?1

  10. The action potential can cross the synaptic cleft.1

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