Related to Nerve Cells

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NEURONS

CELLS OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEMS SPECIALIZED TO TRANSMIT MESSAGES THROUGHOUT THE BODY

DENDRITES

THE BRANCHING EXTENSIONS OF NEURONS THAT CARE ELECTRICAL SIGNALS TO THE CELL BODY

AXON

NEURON PROCESS THAT CARRIES IMPULSES AWAY FROM THE NERVE CELL BODY

DENDRITES

THE RECEPTIVE PORTION OF A NERVE CELL

AXON

THE CONDUCTIONG PORTION OF A NERVE CELL

AXON

EFFERENT PROCESS

NODE OF RANVIER

THE GAPS OR INDENTATIONS IN THE MYELIN SHEATH

SCHWANN CELLS

FORM THE MYELIN SHEATHS AROUND NERVE FIBERS THAT ARE FOUND IN THE PNS

NEURILEMMA

THE SCHWANN CELL CYTOPLASM EXTERNAL TO THE MYELIN SHEATH

MYELIN SHEATH

A TIGHT COIL OF WRAPPED MEMBRANES THAT ENCLOSES THE AXON

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