Motor neurone structure and function

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Dendrites
Bring sensory information to the cell body
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Cell Body
Contains nuclues and granular cytoplasm.
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Ribosomes and nucelus
Ribosomes group together in Nissl granules, and are concerned with synthesizing neurotransmitters.
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Axons
Divides into many branches and forms synapses with otehr neurones.
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Myelin Sheath
Fatty layer of Schwann Cells, act as electrical insulator and speeds up impulse transmission.
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Nodes of Ranvier
Gaps betwen the Schwann cells that the impulse jumps betwene to speed up transmission.
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Nissl granule
groups of ribosomes in cell body of motor neurone
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Contains nuclues and granular cytoplasm.

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Cell Body

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Ribosomes group together in Nissl granules, and are concerned with synthesizing neurotransmitters.

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Divides into many branches and forms synapses with otehr neurones.

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Fatty layer of Schwann Cells, act as electrical insulator and speeds up impulse transmission.

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