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English: An axon (also known as a nerve fiber) is a long, slender projection of a nerve cell, or neuron, that typically conducts electrical impulses away from the neuron's cell body. In certain sensory neurons (pseudounipolar neurons), such as those for touch and warmth, the electrical impulse travels along an axon from the periphery to the cell body, and from the cell body to the spinal cord along another branch of the same axon. Axon dysfunction causes many inherited and acquired neurological disorders which can affect both the peripheral and central neurons.
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- Axon two photon.jpg 16 KB
- Axón mielinizado.png 27 KB
- Corteza visual del mono.jpg 545 KB
- Deiters-axon.JPG 138 KB
- Neuroncat.jpg 122 KB
- Synapse diag3.png 82 KB