Biology 3201. Unit 1 – Maintaining Dynamic Equilibrium II Section 1 – Nervous System “The Neuron”. The Neuron. The basic functional unit of the nervous system. Function: Send impulses to and from the CNS and PNS and the effectors (muscles/glands). Neuron Structure.
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Unit 1 – Maintaining Dynamic Equilibrium II
Section 1 – Nervous System
The mechanism by which neurons send impulses. They are comprised of electrical signals generated at the soma and moving along the axon toward the end opposite the soma (motor neurons)
Action potentials occur in two stages:
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