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Teaching Nerve cells and nerve impulses

Nerve cells and nerve impulses

The nervous system is made up of nerves. A nerve is a bundle of nerve cells. A nerve cell that carries messages is called a neuron. The messages carried by neurons are called nerve impulses.

CK-12 (Middle School)


How do the components of the nervous system work together to control the body?
RST.2 - Main Ideas, RST.4 - Key Terms


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