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what is an axon The fiber like extension of a neuron by which it sends information to target cells.
nerve terminal nerve terminal is the tip of the axon where neurotransmitters are released
functions of the axon axons carry nerve impulses away from the cell body towards other neurons, muscle and glands
dendrites they are branched extensions that project from the cell body
function of dendrites they receive nerve impulses and carry the impulses towards the cell body

what is an axon

nerve terminal

functions of the axon

dendrites

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