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long thin fiber that transmitts signals away from the soma to other neurons or to muscles or glands
Absolute Refractory Period
minimum length of time after an action potential during which another action potential begins
microcopic gap between the terminal button of one neuron & the cell membrane of another neuron
positive voltage shift that increases the likelihood the postsynaptic neuron will fire action potentials.
negative voltage shift that decreases the likelihood that the postsynaptic neuron will fire action potentials
process in which neurotransmitters are sponged up from the synaptic cleft by the presynaptic membrane
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