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932 words, approx. 4 pages
Neuron Neurons are highly specialized cells in both form and function. They contain the same suite of organelles as other cells, including the nucleus, endoplasmic reticulum, mitochondria, and bilipid... Read more
2,118 words, approx. 8 pages
Neuron The gross anatomy of the central nervous system—the brain and spinal cord—was studied in some detail during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, but not until the nineteenth ... Read more
2,775 words, approx. 10 pages
Neurotransmission NEURONS (nerve cells) communicate chemically by releasing and responding to a wide range of chemical substances, referred to in the aggregate as NEUROTRANSMITTERS. The process of neu... Read more
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Neurons The basic cellular unit of the nervous system is the neuron. The unique morphological and intercellular structure of the neuron is dedicated to the efficient and rapid transmission of neural s... Read more
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Neuron Neurons are nerve cells (neurocytes), which, together with neuroglial cells, comprise the nervous tissue making up the nervous system. The neuron is the integral element of our five senses and ... Read more
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Neuron Theory The existence of nerves was recognized very early in the study of the human body. Ancient Greek and Roman scholars conducted primitive studies of the structure of nerves and hypothesized... Read more
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Kamin's Blocking Effect: Neuronal Substrates Blocking is a classical conditioning phenomenon that has profoundly influenced thinking about associative learning. This article will discuss the ke... Read more
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Vertebrates The central issue in morphology of learning and memory is how such constructs are stored in the nervous system. The basic shape of neurons and synapses is illustrated in Figure 1. In the l... Read more