Sentences with 'neuron'

Example sentences and phrases with the word neuron and other words derived from it.

« The brain neuron is an irregularly shaped cell with almost a thousand axons and dendrites that allow it to make contact (in the manner of an electric click) with neighbouring neurons. »
« Motor neuron disease can progress in irregular leaps: a period of several years of stability can be followed by one of rapid decline. »
« Although the function of this neurotransmitter is not yet intimately known, it appears to act by binding to a neuron, activating it, and then detaching from it, causing a feeling of pleasure. »
« Synapses can be of two types, electrical or chemical. In the first mode - present in all animals - the message is transferred by a brief contact between the axon of one neuron and the dendrites of the adjacent neuron. Due to an ionic difference, the electric current carrying the information circulates rapidly. »
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