Answers to Figure Legend Questions

  1. 4 If it were T10, there would be no cuneate fasciculus; that exists only from T6 up.
  2. 9 They are in the ventral horn of the spinal cord.
  3. 12 They are afferent, because they arise from the dorsal root of the spinal nerve.
  4. 21 Motor neurons are capable only of exciting skeletal muscle (end-plate potentials are always excitatory). To inhibit muscle contraction, it is necessary to inhibit the motor neuron at the CNS level (point 7).
  5. 22 They would show more synaptic delay, because there are more synapses in the pathway.

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