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Multipolar

multipolar

(Science: biology) Having many poles; applied especially to those ganglionic nerve cells which have several radiating processes.

Origin: Multi- _ polar.


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About Neurobiology!

Bwahaha..many rights..thank you.. :lol: Oh, by the way,can you explain about the amacrine, horizontal, bipolar and multipolar? Honestly, I've just heard it now...

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by victor
Thu Sep 08, 2005 12:11 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: About Neurobiology!
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About Neurobiology!

... this info should not be retained as Victor presented it. The retina contains 6 types of cells: Cones, rodes, amacrines, horizontal, bipolar and multipolar. Cones and rods(as Victor calls them, cilinders) are the receptor cells. The mechanism presented is correct. The time the eye needs to adapt ...

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by MrMistery
Mon Aug 22, 2005 6:53 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: About Neurobiology!
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Jellyfish

... ) jellyfish are part of philum cnidaria. At the most primitive cnidaria(hidrozoars) the nervous sistem is called a diffuse nervous sistem: it has multipolar neurons on the surface of it's body()kinda resembles the Meisner and Auerbach plexes of the stomach). here we find the simplest reflex in ...

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by MrMistery
Sun May 22, 2005 8:23 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Jellyfish
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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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Neuron Growth

Biostudent, multipolar newrons, the ones in the cortex have more dentrites. The newrons without dentrites are unipolar newrons and are located in the retina(the cells with cones and sticks)

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by MrMistery
Sun Mar 13, 2005 10:29 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Neuron Growth
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