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Unformatted text preview: e are several features of a neuron a. cell body contains the nucleus b. dendrites short extensions from the cell body c. axon long extension from the cell body; covered with a myelin
sheath created by Schwann cells; inbetween each Schwann cell is a node
of Ranvier 5. neurons can be classified by their structure a. multipolar have 3+ processes; the most common type; some
have no axon b. bipolar have 2 processes; rare in adults, though found in the
eye & nose c. unipolar have 1 process 6. neurons can be classified by their function a. sensory (afferent) neurons pick up stimuli b. motor (efferent) neurons carry responses to effectors
(muscles & glands) c. associative neurons (interneurons) take the impulse from the...
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