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Electromyography and Neuromuscular Disorders - Chapter 2 Quiz - Question 4

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Created on Wednesday, April 7 2010 by jdmiles

Last modified on Wednesday, April 7 2010.


In this illustration of a neuron, what is the name of the structure indicated by the unnecessarily large green arrow?

 
        A) Node of Ranvier
 
        B) Soma
 
        C) Myelin
 
        D) Axon
 
        E) Dendrite
 

 


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A) Node of Ranvier

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The unnecessarily large green arrow points to the soma (or cell body) of the neuron.  (See References)

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B) Soma

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The unnecessarily large green arrow in this image points to the soma (or cell body) of the neuron.  (See References)

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C) Myelin

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The unnecessarily large green arrow points to the soma (or cell body) of the neuron.  (See References)

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D) Axon

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E) Dendrite

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The unnecessarily large green arrow points to the soma (or cell body) of the neuron.  (See References)

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References:

1. Preston, D.C., and Shapiro, B.E. (2005). Electromyography and Neuromuscular Disorders: Clinical-Electrophysiologic Correlations, 2nd Edition. Elsevier, Philadelphia. Chapter 2.(ISBN:075067492X)Advertising:
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Electromyography and Neuromuscular Disorders - Chapter 2 Quiz - Question 4
Question ID: 10040806
Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 04/07/2010
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