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neuron

transmit electrical signals

neuron

don't divide, longevity, high metabolic rate

perilkaryon

around the nucleus

chromatophilic (Nissl) bodies

clusters of rough ER and free ribosomes

axon hillock

if signal reaches this = action potential

neurofibrils

bundles of intermediate filaments, connect nissl bodies

axon

no nissl bodies, transport substances to and from the cell body

telodendria

end in knobs called axon terminals

axodendritic

btwn axon terminals of one neuron and dendrites of another, most common

axosomatic

btwn axons and neuronal cell bodies

Axoaxonic

btwn telodendria

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