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Polarized
State of plasma membrane of a neuron/muscle cell where the inside is negative to the outside
Resting Membrane Potential
Voltage existing across plasma membrane during resting state
Association neuron (interneuron)
Located b/t motor and sensory neurons. Shuttle signals thru CNS
Effector
Organ, gland, or muscle capable of being activated by nerve endings
Axolemma
Plasma membrane of an axon
Gray Matter
Contain cell bodies and unmyelinated fibers of neurons
White matter
myelinated nerve fibers
Myelin Sheath
Fatty insulating sheath - surrounds all but smallest nerve fibers
Efferent
Carrying away or away from
Motor Nerve
Nerves that carry impulse leaving the CNS