Neurones and Synapses - B6

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  • Created on: 01-02-16 22:31

Neurons are nerve cells

info is transmitted around the body by Neurins

when stimulated neurons transmit info as electrical impulses

1. the electrical impulses pass along the axon of the nerve cells

2. axons are made from the nerve cells cytoplasm streched into a long fibre and surrounded by cell membrane.

3. some axons are surrounded by a fatty sheath that acts as an electrical instulator.

Synapse

1. when an electrical impulse reaches the end of a…

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