A typical neuron

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what is the nucleus also known as?
the cell body
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what does the cell body house?
the genetic matieral
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what else does the cell body contain?
the mitochondria which provides energy
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what do dendrites do?
receive messages from other neurons trigger electrical impulse
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what are the dendrites attached to?
cell body
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what is the node of ranvier?
the break between cells
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what is the axon?
extension of cell body passes electrical impulse towards axon terminal
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synaptic terminal
very end of the axon
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terminal buttonsq
on the end of the axon terminals
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what is a synapse?
the connection between neurons
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what is mylein sheath?
fatty deposits which speed up the transmission
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what is the direction of travel?
going straight upwards to the right
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