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A part of a neuron that receives incoming information.
A part of a neuron that conducts signals away from the cell body and on to another cell.
A type of neuron that communicates with gland or muscle cells which then carry out a response as determined by the brain.
A type of neuron in the central nervous system that receives incoming sensory information and relays information to motor neurons.
A type of neuron that collects data about stimuli in the environment and sends the information to the brain.
A nerve cell responsible for relaying information throughout the nervous system.
A body system that collects, interprets and responds to stimuli from the environment.