Nervous system

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i4cowboys
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12084
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Nervous system
Updated:
2010-03-26 19:16:38
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Anatomy III
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Nervous Tissue
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  1. What is a nervous impulse?
    neurons that conduct an electrical charge along their cell memebrane from one end of the cell to another
  2. What are the 3 types of nervous impulses?
    • Stimulus
    • current
    • action potential
  3. Describe Excitability/depolarizing the membrane
    creates the electrical charge
  4. Describe conductivity/ propagating the membrane/depolarizationa
    electrical current moving or being conducted along the membrane as a traveling electrical current.
  5. What is synapse?

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