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Inhalants

Can You Fill the Gaps?

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Sometimes, nerve cells that are damaged by inhalants may be able to repair themselves. The empty spaces in the following brain-related words represent damaged neurons. See if you can "repair" them by filling in the blanks to complete the words. (Hint: All the words are in the inhalant series pages.)

  1. M _ _ L _ _
  2. _ _ U _ O _
  3. _ _ P P _ _ _ M _ _ S

Answers:

  1. M Y E L I N
  2. N E U R O N
  3. H I P PO C A M P U S