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neurons and messaging

My distant memories of school biology lessons were revived when Mirella drew an impromptu diagramĀ  of basics of neuronal functioning in our body. This impromptu sketch helped her to explain to me that neurons communicate via chemical and electrical synapses, in a process known as synaptic transmission. They are thus categorised as electrically excitable cells housed in the human nervous system, whose function it is to process and transmit information.

Mirella’s spontaneous explanatory diagram of the structure of a neuron

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