Muscle Tissue vocab

skeletal muscle
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peripheral nervous systemComprised of all the nerves outside the brain & spinal cordNeurogliacells that support and protect neuronsDendritesthin & branching extensions that extend from, the cell body of a neutronAxonthe 'long tail' that extends from the cell body of a neutronSynapsea small pocket of space between neuronsmyelin sheathA white, fatty sheath made up of myelin wrapping the axonnerve impulseElectrical chemical signal between neurons & parts of the bodyNeurotransmittersChemicals that transmit information from one neuron to another