Parts of a Neuron Review

Here is a short review about the parts of a neuron. Take a look at the picture and then answer the questions. Do you know the names of the parts of a neuron? The numbers on the picture correspond to the number of the question. To see the answers, click on the "answer" button.

1. Part of the neuron that releases neurotransmitters into the synaptic cleft.
2. Fatty material that surrounds some axons.
3. Takes information away from the cell body.
4. The gaps in the myelin sheath.
5. Part of neuron that contains the nucleus.
6. Takes information to the cell body.
7. Organelle in neuron that contains genetic material.


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