Level 2 Level 4
Level 3

Structure of a Neurone


4 words 0 ignored

Ready to learn       Ready to review

Ignore words

Check the boxes below to ignore/unignore words, then click save at the bottom. Ignored words will never appear in any learning session.

All None

Ignore?
Axon
A long thread like part of the neurone that carries the electrial impulses in the cell
Dendrites
A branch extension of the neurone which transmits electrial impulses recieved from other neurones.
Fatty Sheath
Also known as Myelin Sheath (accepted answer.) Insulates the axon. Protects the cell from other impulses. Also makes the impulses travel faster
Myelin
Makes up the fatty sheath or Myelin Sheath