MCAT Biology Question — Synapses
- Jan 13, 2017
- MCAT Question of the Day
A. afferent dorsal motor neuron
B. efferent ventral sensory neuron
C. afferent dorsal sensory neuron
D. efferent ventral motor neuron
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A. afferent dorsal motor neuron, incorrect, Motor neurons are efferent and ventral.
B. efferent ventral sensory neuron, incorrect, Sensory neurons are afferent and dorsal.
C. afferent dorsal sensory neuron, correct.
D. efferent ventral motor neuron, incorrect, Motor neurons are efferent and ventral, but an interneuron would synapse with the afferent sensory nerve in order to carry the incoming signal to the brain.
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