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How the nerve cells work

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  • 1.
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  • 4. HOW NERVE CELLS WORK
  • 5. Is the basic unit in the nervous system.
    It is a specialized cell with many fibers extending from it and reaching muscles and organs throughout the body.
    These fibers are like telephone wires through which messages are sent and received.
    Nerve Cell/ Neuron
  • 6.
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  • 10. CELL BODY/SOMA
    DENDRITE - receives messages and carry them to the cell body.
    AXON – a thick fiber that transmits message away from the cell body to the next link in the nerve cell network.
    PARTS OF A NEURON/NERVE CELL
  • 11.
  • 12. Match Column A with Column B
    A B
    The link between a. Motor nerves
    the brain cells
    Backbone which protects b. Nerve cell
    the spinal cord
    Receives and sends c. Spinal Cord
    messages
    Nerve cells that carry messages d. Sensory Nerves
    to the brain
    Nerve cells that carry messages e. Cerebrum
    from the brain to the muscles f. Spinal column
    Quiz
  • 13. What are the different control areas of the brain?
    ASSIGNMENT