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Physiology Quiz -
Glia - Part 1
There are approximately ten times as many glial cells in the nervous system as there are neurons. Collectively, the different types of glial cells perform very important functions in the nervous system. Test your basic knowledge of glial cells by taking this simple quiz.
(1)   These glial cells are responsible for secreting the cerebrospinal fluid. Please be as specific as possible.



(2)   These glial cells are responsible for the formation of myelin sheaths around axons within the central nervous system:



(3)   These glial cells are responsible for the formation of myelin sheaths around axons in the peripheral nervous system:



(4)   These glial cells are considered to be the immune cells of the central nervous system:



(5)   Approximately, what is the total volume of the cerebrospinal fluid in an adult human being of average size?
(6)   Approximately, what is the total daily production (i.e., volume of fluid) of the cerebrospinal fluid in an adult human being of average size?
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Posted: Thursday, January 29, 2015