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transmit electrical signals


don't divide, longevity, high metabolic rate


around the nucleus

chromatophilic (Nissl) bodies

clusters of rough ER and free ribosomes

axon hillock

if signal reaches this = action potential


bundles of intermediate filaments, connect nissl bodies


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


end in knobs called axon terminals


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


btwn axons and neuronal cell bodies


btwn telodendria

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