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Unformatted text preview: AXON - That portion of a neuron that transmits impulses to other neurons. SYNAPSE - The close functional connection between the axon of one neuron and the cell body of another neuron. NERVE - A bundle of elongated axons belonging to hundreds or thousands of neurons. NUCLEUS - A collection of nerve cell bodies grouped in the brain or spinal cord. CEREBELLUM - Lobed structure attached to the rear of the brain that regulates muscle tone. MEDULLA - The lowest section of the brainstem. CEREBRALCORTEX - The surface layer of the cerebral hemispheres in higher animals. CHROMOSOMES - Structures found in the nucleus of each cell in the body. GENES - A segment of a deoxyribonucleic acid molecule....
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course PSY 113 taught by Professor Singh during the Spring '08 term at Rhode Island.
- Spring '08