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What is a neuron?
A network of nerve cells
relayed by electrical and chemical stimulation
What are the four primary structures of a neuron?
Dendrite
Body of neuron
Axon
Axon terminal
What is a dendrite?
Recieves messages from other neurons
What is the body of a neuron?
compiles information recieved from dendrites
What is an axon?
Conducts electrical stimulation down the length of the neuron