nerve cell

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local voltage change across the cell wall as a nerve impulse is transmitted action potential
receptors postulated to exist on nerve cell membranes of the sympathetic nervous system in order to explain the specificity of certain agents that affect only some sympathetic activities (such as vasoconstriction and relaxation of intestinal muscles and c alpha-adrenergic receptor , alpha-adrenoceptor , alpha receptor
nerve cell process axon
long nerve fiber that conducts away from the cell body of the neuron axon , axone
receptors postulated to exist on nerve cell membranes of the sympathetic nervous system in order to explain the specificity of certain agents that affect only some sympathetic activities (such as vasodilation and increased heart beat) beta-adrenergic receptor , beta-adrenoceptor , beta receptor
nerve cell in the brain brain cell
any of a class of drugs that block the flow of the electrolyte calcium (either in nerve cell conduction or smooth muscle contraction of the heart); has been used in the treatment of angina or arrhythmia or hypertension or migraine calcium-channel blocker , calcium blocker
epithelial cell in a taste bud that activates sensory fibers of the facial nerve or the glossopharyngeal nerve or the vagus nerve gustatory cell , taste cell
cell of the microglia that may become phagocytic and collect waste products of nerve tissue microgliacyte
cell that is specialized to conduct nerve impulses nerve cell , neuron
threadlike extension of a nerve cell nerve fiber , nerve fibre
cell from which a nerve cell develops neuroblast
nerve cell neuron
single nerve cell neuron
sensory stimuli, cell or nerve endings responding to receptor
potential difference between the two sides of the membrane of a nerve cell when the cell is not conducting an impulse resting potential
any cell that covers the nerve fibers in the peripheral nervous system and forms the myelin sheath Schwann cell
any cell that has a specific receptor for an antigen or antibody or hormone or drug, or is the focus of contact by a virus or phagocyte or nerve fiber etc. target cell
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