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noun, plural: neurones

Alternative for neuron




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Why do neurones only have one axon?

I think more than 1 would cause more issues than it would solve firstly the action potential can spread to multiple other neurones at a synapse and transmit signals very fast. I think what you actually want to know is would having multiple axons on a neurone speed up transmission of ...

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by Drredfrizzle
Sun Nov 11, 2012 7:46 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why do neurones only have one axon?
Replies: 1
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... read this ? Most of the answers are really basic definitions that you should be able to research by yourself(#1) or require the application of 1 neurone for a whole 2 or 3 seconds to the problem (#2 and 3). To help you visualize a filter put at 1 end of a syringe. #2 what happens if you press ...

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by canalon
Fri Sep 05, 2008 8:49 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Filtration
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"Twenty questions"-biology game

Part of the central NS? Peripheral NS? Is it a Neurone? Neuroglia?

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by Katy_Bobbles
Mon Jun 25, 2007 9:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Twenty questions"-biology game
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Bio+ check + please!

c cell membrane becoming more permeable to Na+ is due to depolarisation of the neurone, which is a passive process...

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by Revenged
Sat Feb 24, 2007 10:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bio+ check + please!
Replies: 1
Views: 1164


I understand that in a knee jerk reflex that the nerve impulse passes by a "relay neurone" from a sensory neurone to a motor neurone in the spinal cord... Questions: - Are the neurones involved in reflexes autonomic neurones? - Do 'protective' reflexes (e.g. ...

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by Revenged
Sat Oct 07, 2006 10:58 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Reflexes
Replies: 3
Views: 3350
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