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  1. a the electrical process by which a signal travels from one end of a cell to the other
  2. b first described neurons through drawings, calling them "butterflies of the soul"
  3. c a serious disease that destroys the myelin that protects and insulates nerves
  4. d the surface membrane of a neuron is so called because some things can enter it and some things can enter it and some cannot
  5. e the branches at the end of the axon of a neuron that send a chemical signal to a muscle, an organ, or to another neuron

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  1. a rare genetic disorder that causes a number of problems including cognitive difficulties
  2. a system of glands located throughout the body that secrete chemicals (hormones) into the bloodstream, often influencing moods and behaviors
  3. the brain area just at the top of the spinal cord where the brain and spinal cord meet. it includes a number of regions responsible for basic body functions.
  4. openings in the myelin cover where sodium can enter the cell
  5. the relatively long branch that extends out of the soma of a neuron and carries messages

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  1. neuronthe relatively long branch that extends out of the soma of a neuron and carries messages

          

  2. cerebellumthe part of the brain attached to the back of the brainstem. Its main job is to control coordinated body movements

          

  3. plasticitythe brain area just at the top of the spinal cord where the brain and spinal cord meet. it includes a number of regions responsible for basic body functions.

          

  4. dendritesthe branches of a neuron that extend out of the soma in order to receive signals

          

  5. fusiform face areathe surface membrane of a neuron is so called because some things can enter it and some things can enter it and some cannot

          

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