Synaptic Transmission

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  • Created on: 20-04-16 17:56
What are synaptic vesicles
Number of sacs which contain chemical messangers
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What is the synaptic cleft
Neurotransmitters which pass through the gap
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What are axons
Carries the synaptic vesicles
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What is the receptor region
Receives signals and sends signals
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What is dendrites
Receives signals and is connected to the cell body
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What are neurotransmitters
Chemical substances which transmit by nerve impulses
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What are sensory neurons
carry nerve impulses from sensory receptors to the brain and spinal cord.
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What are motor neurons
Projects axons when stimulated it releases neurotransmitters which trigger a muscle response
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What are relay neurons
Relay neurons allow the motor and sensory to communicate
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