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1

what is the functional unit of the nerve tissue?

is the neuron cell body, axon and dendrites--extensive rER and Golgi

2

what is meant by axon?

action potential

3

what is the reparative capability of the nerve tissue?

is limited

4

what is the function of the nerve tissue?

receive stimuli and transmit action potential

5

summary of the nerve tissue

the dendrites receives information from receptors and other neurons and transmit signals toward the cell body

6

explain the myelination for the nerve tissue

may or may not be myelinated