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Explain the concept of synaptic transmission.

Question:

Explain the concept of synaptic transmission. Include the following structures: Synapse, axon, dendrite, neurotransmitter, and receptors. How do these structures interact and complete a synaptic transmission.

Nervous System:

The nervous system is one of the most important systems of the body. Not only does it allow us to move from one place to the other, but it allows our bodies to function properly from within by sending messages from one nerve cell to the next.

Answer and Explanation:

When it comes to nerve cells sending messages, this process can be referred to as synaptic transmission. Before getting into the process of synaptic...

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