Define an action potential describe where it occurs

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these summations can contribute to the generation of an action potential. Define an “action potential”, describe where it occurs and how it is generated. Describe the movement of Na+ and K+ during the different phases of the action potential. Explain how an action potential travels down an axon and describe how certain anesthetic drugs exert their numbing effects. Describe the features of an axon that can influence the speed at which an action potential travels down an axon. Outline the major steps of neurotransmission and describe what would happen if you were to administer a drug that would stimulate and inhibit each of the steps.
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nucleus nucleus terminal Sensory Neurons Motor/Projection Neurons Major parts of a neuron
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Parts of a Neuron-Dendrites
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Dendritic spines: “spines”: protrusions from the dendrites where incoming neurons make contact
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