Parts of a neurone

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Parts and Functions of a Neuron

Nucleus: Contanis genetic material of the cell body.

Dendrites: potrude from the cell body, carry impulses from one neruone to next.

Axon: Carry impulses away from cell body.

Myelin Sheath: Protects axon and speeds up electrical transmission of impulses.

Nodes of Ranvier: If MS was continous it would have the opposite effect, carries nerurotransmitters down cell body.

Neuron: type of nervce cell that process and transmit messages through electrical and chemical signals.

Neurotransmitter: chemical substance

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