The myelin sheath that envelopes the nerve cell is crucial for faster conduction of action potential. This type of neuron is found in the peripheral nervous system (especially the sensory and motor neurons) and the white matter of central nervous system
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... across which the impulse would jump and discharge the successive neuron. Myelin deposits are meant for faster impulse conduction. The mechanism of impulse conduction in such myelinated neurons is called "Saltatory Conduction" which differs from normal mode ...
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