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The part of the neuron that receives information from the cell body and sends it to the axon terminal. It is located between the cell body and the axon terminal.
The end of the axon that receives information from the axon and sends it to the synapse.
The part of the cell that contains the nucleus. The ______ receives information from the dendrites and then sends the information to the axon.
Extensions from the neuron cell body/soma that receives information from the synapse of other nerve cells and sends the information to the cell body.
Fatty substance that surrounds some axons and speeds up messages to the axon terminal.
Node of Ranvier
Gaps in the myelin of axons that allows the electricity to be conducted down the axon.
Part of the neuron that contains the cell's DNA and controls the processes of the nerve cell. It is located in the cell body/soma.
The space between the axon terminals of one neuron and the dendrites of another neuron. The ______ sends the electrical part of the message to the next neuron.
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