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Oxford Science 9 Victorian Curriculum Teacher obook assess ISBN 9780190307004
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Student book questions
3.5 Things can go wrong with the nervous system
Check your learning 3.5
Remember and understand
1 What is the name of the individual bones that make up the spine?
2 Explain the difference between quadriplegia and paraplegia.
3 What is the role of a disc in the spinal column?
4 What causes the myelin sheath to be destroyed in multiple sclerosis?
5 What is another name for motor neurone disease? What role do motor neurons usually play in a
healthy nervous system?