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What is summation?
It is the effect produced by accumulation of transmitter chemicals from two or more neurons.
What enzyme follows acetylcholine?
What are Synapses?
Synapses are the regions between neurons or between neyrons and effectors.
What transmitter chemical is released from vesicles in the end plates of neurons?
Name the three types of neurons.
Motor neurons, interneurons, and sensory neurons.
All neural pathways must include what?
Reception, transmission, and processing.
What does threshold level refer to when talking about neurons?
The minimum level of stimulation required to produce a response.
What is the function of a dendrite?
To recept transmissions.
What is the function of the Nodes of Ranvier?
To increase speed of nerve's transmission.
How long does repolarization of a nerve take?
0.001 seconds.