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Axon
...  The astrocytes provide the vital support tissue of the central nervous system. The ependymal cells are found in the cavities of the central nervous system, while the oligodendrocytes contain many dendrites and help in insulating the axon. The last type are the microglial cells, which have the function of eradicating foreign substances like bacteria and cleaning the central nervous system of  ...

Parasympathetic Division
...  muscarinic, when triggered, can cause side effects that are detrimental to the body’s proper function. Parasympathetic Ganglia The ganglionic cells of the parasympathetic division have fewer dendrites as compared to that of the sympathetic division. Its preganglionic axons are also few or one for each ganglion. The parasympathetic ganglia are innervated by the cranial and sacral  ...

Myelination
...  lipid protein that supports myelination of a certain ganglia. Myelination, on the other hand, is a process in which the neurolemmocyte or oligodendrocyte surrounds a certain part of the axon or dendrite. It occurs both in the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system. Myelin creates the white matter that could be seen in the brain. It is also responsible for the whitish color  ...

Neurons
...  have varieties - each having unique structure and function. However, it has few common characteristics. Neurons all have dendrites, enabling receptions and also an axon for the conduction of the nerve pulse. All these types give support (functional and structural) to the other types. Together with neuroglia, they compose the basic cell structure in the CNS, or the central nervous system.  ...

Synapse
...  is defined as the connection bridging the presynaptic neuron, its dendrite and the axon terminal. It is one of the vital parts of the communication process in the nerve, and this is a very functional connection. The axon terminal could be known by determining the synaptic vesicles and the immense quantity of mitochondria. The synapse is located at the farthest end of the presynaptic  ...


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