Notes Mar06 - Neuron: made up of: Dendrites: Receives...

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Unformatted text preview: Neuron: made up of: Dendrites: Receives signal(receives neurotransmitters) Cell Body: provides the firing inside the dendrite Axon: Path of electrical transmission Axon terminal: Receives axon signal Synapse: Space between the axon terminal and the dendrite where Neurotransmitters and chemicals are Neurotransmitters: Carries the information...
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2008 for the course INDV 101 taught by Professor Walker during the Spring '07 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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