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Cecie Starr + 3 others
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Neurotransmitters are released. by ___ .

  1. a. axon terminals
  2. b. a neuron cell body
  3. c. dendrites
  4. d. glial cells

Summary Introduction

Introduction: Neurons are brain cells that are specialized to transmit nerve impulses. A neuron consists of cell body, dendrites, and an axon. Synapse is the region where neurotransmitter (a signaling molecule) released by the axon terminals signals another cell. The signal-sending neuron at the synapse is called presynaptic cell, and the signal-receiving neuron is called postsynaptic cell.

Explanation

Reasons for the correct statement:

The signals received at the dendrites are passed through the axon and released by axon terminals.

Hence, option a. is correct.

Reasons for the incorrect statements:

Option b. is given as “a neuron cell body”. But, a neuron cell body connects the dendrites to get the information to the neuron. So, option b. is incorrect answer.

Option c...

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