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1) IX. Neurology. 4e. Composition and Central Connections of the Spinal Nerves. Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body.
...cranial) consists of somatic motor fibers only and supplies the muscles of the tongue. Its axons arise from cells in the hypoglossal nucleus and pass forward between...

2) myelin. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A white fatty material, composed chiefly of lipids and lipoproteins, that encloses certain axons and nerve fibers. Also called medulla. mye·linic -ADJECTIVE...

3) IX. Neurology. 5b. The Optic Nerve. Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body.
...sight, consists mainly of fibers derived from the ganglionic cells of the retina. These axons terminate in arborizations around the cells in the lateral geniculate...

4) synapse. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...reaches the synapse through the axon, or transmitting end, of a nerve cell, or neuron. Most axons have terminal knobs that respond to the impulse by releasing a chemical...

5) axon. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...location of the cell, the length of an axon can vary widely. In some cases (such as the axons that form the spinal cord), they may be several feet long. 1...

6) IX. Neurology. 4d. Composition and Central Connections of the Spinal Nerves. Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body.
...and terminals end in connection with cells or dendrites of cells in the gray columns. The axons of these cells have various destinations, some pass out into the lateral...

7) IX. Neurology. 5h. The Acoustic Nerve. Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body.
...acusticum, somewhat lateral to it. 3 The strię medullares (strię acusticę) are the axons of the cells of the tuberculum acusticum. They pass over the inferior peduncle,...

8) IX. Neurology. 4c. The Fore-brain or Prosencephalon. Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body.
...tract pass over or through it into the pulvinar. Its cells are large and pigmented; their axons pass to the visual area in the occipital part of the cerebral cortex....

9) neural network. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...circuits serve as the neurons and variable resistors act as the interconnection between axons and dendrites (see nervous system). A neural network on an integrated...

10) nervous system. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...to dendrite. 3So-called white matter in the central nervous system consists primarily of axons coated with light-colored myelin produced by certain neuroglial cells....

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