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Interneurons

(noun) Plural form of interneuron.

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... pick one (for a test or something?), the structure responsible for transfer of information is the better answer. I say this because there are many interneurons that are responsible for relaying information, whereas nerve endings that actually receive tactile information (corpuscles, etc.) aren't ...

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by aptitude
Mon Sep 12, 2011 2:19 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Axons generate impulse or transfers information
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Axons generate impulse or transfers information

... pick one (for a test or something?), the structure responsible for transfer of information is the better answer. I say this because there are many interneurons that are responsible for relaying information, whereas nerve endings that actually receive tactile information (corpuscles, etc.) aren't ...

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by plasmodesmata11
Sun Jul 31, 2011 5:13 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Axons generate impulse or transfers information
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Reflex

The reason he starts at the foot is because those interneurons are at the base of the spine, this checks the nerve damage there, as he works his was up he tests interneurons all the way up the spine. This as mentioned before checks for spinal cord ...

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by jmennyjith
Sun Apr 30, 2006 1:44 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Reflex
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About the length of neuron

neurons can be very short (interneurons in the gray matter of the spinal cord) and very long, for example the nerve transporting signals from the central nervous system to the top of my toe. This can be a few metres long.

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by sdekivit
Fri Sep 23, 2005 6:12 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: About the length of neuron
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Neuron Growth

if multipolar neurons are what they call the interneurons of the cortex, then they definitely have an extraordinary amount of dendrites. unipolar neurons....yeah the rods and cones....definitely extremely specialized

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by adidasty
Mon Mar 14, 2005 12:09 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Neuron Growth
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