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Unformatted text preview: neurons ,6. . How do the heads and tails of lipid molecules differ and what is the functional significance of this difference. Their heads face the intracellular and extracellular fluids, their tails face each other to form a double layer membrane. 7. What do we mean by permeability The property of being open to the movement of particles 8. What is selective permeability. Some limitations on what particles may or may not pass through 9. What is the resting potential? The difference in charge (voltage) between the inside and outside of a neuron. Its is analogous to the difference in charge between the inside and outside of a battery1 0. Define , polarization The presence of such a difference and depolarization the process during which this difference is removed—as is the case for the action potential....
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2010 for the course PSYCH 180 taught by Professor Ziegler during the Fall '10 term at CUNY Hunter.
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