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Nervous coordination in mammals

The nervous system performs the function of communication and coordination of all the actions of cells,
tissues and organs within the body in response to internal or external environment changes. There are
many different parts of a mammalian nervous system which consists of different cells to…

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pumps and so they remain inside the axon. There is a potential difference across the membrane of
around -70mV; this is known as the resting potential.

An action potential is the maximum positive charge generated within the axon as a result of a nerve
impulse. When a nerve impulse is…


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