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Neuronal plasticity

neuronal plasticity

ability of nerve cells to change their properties for example by sprouting new processes, making new synapses or altering the strength of existing synapses.

See: long-term potentiation.


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... only parts of the phenotype can be decided by genotype , the others by “neuronal type or hormonal type”. Therefore, the view “phenotype is dependent ... and field observations have found much phenomena, such as phenotypic plasticity, neural plasticity etc., which can not be explained by the traditional ...

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... only parts of the phenotype can be decided by genotype , the others by “neuronal type or hormonal type”. Therefore, the view “phenotype is dependent ... and field observations have found much phenomena, such as phenotypic plasticity, neural plasticity etc., which can not be explained by the traditional ...

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