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What is an accumulation of chemical transmitters across the synapse called?
Summation
What is the condition called when more potassium ions than usual leave the neuron?
Hyperpolarization
Name the two types of nervous systems.
Peripheral nervous system and Central nervous system
Name the three types of nerons.
Sensory, motor and inter neurons
Explain transmission and its movement.
The passage of the electro-chemical impulse moving from the dendrites to the endplate across the axon.
What is the minimum level of stimulus required to start an action potential?
Threshold stimuli
What is the function of the neurilemma?
Helps to regenerate a damaged neuron
What is a synapse?
A space between an axon and it target
In what nervous system can the chemical dopamine be found?
In the central nervous system
What is a Node of Ranvier and where can it be found?
A space between two schwann cells found on the axon