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Relationships between Neurons/Neuroglia
What does the switch/synapse regulate?
The flow of current by either stopping it from proceeding or letting it proceed.
What is the synaptic knob?
stores a specific chemical messenger, a neurotransmitter, that has been synthesized and packaged by the presynaptic neuron
What does the Synapthic vesicles?
sack that stores the neuro transmitters.
What does the Receptors do?
Receives the stimulus or current.
What does the neurotransmitters do?
releases chemical or hormones by axon to produce a specific response.
Name the 2 types of Neurotransmitters.
Excitatory=continues impulse to create a desired result
Inhibitory=stops impulses or actions
What is Myelination?
Not a part of nerve cell
wraps around the axon
What is Neurolemmocytes in PNS?
wraps around axon to form peripheral myelin