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Synapses, cell bodies, dendrites
Signals from other neurons are received at junctions called ___, located primarily on the ___ ___and ___, the receptive and integrative regions of the neuron.
Axon hillock, action potential
The area where the axon emerges from the soma (cell body) is called the ___ ___.
This is also where the outgoing signal, called a/an ___ ___ is generated.
An axon can branch, forming many axon ___. At the end, axons branch to form many axon ___.
Electrically insulates, protects
The tightly wound cell membrane around the axon forms the myelin sheath and acts as ___.
Nodes of Ranvier
The gaps between the Schwann cells, called the ___ ___ ___, are essential for the conduction of the action potential.
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