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Nerves as Information Pathways/Los Nervios Como Vías de Información

Nerves as Information Pathways/Los Nervios Como Vías de Información

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This lesson will explain a reflex as the most simple nerve pathway as well as breifly describe the structure of a nerve.

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En esta lección hablaremos sobre los nervios como vías de información, la estructura de un nervio y también los reflejos como las vías nerviosas simples.

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Reflex

    An automatic movement of the body that occurs as a response to stimuli.

  • Schwann Cells

    The glial cells that compose the myelin sheath in the peripheral nervous system.

  • Myelin Sheath

    An insulating layer that surrounds axons neurons in the CNS and PNS and allows action potentials to propagate more quickly.

  • Nerve

    A nerve is a bundle of axons of neurons.