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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