Nodes of Ranvier: Function and Definition


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What are the three parts of a neuron?

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1. What are nodes of Ranvier?

2. What is saltatory conduction?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You should be aware that you'll be tested on things like neuron components, saltatory conduction, and the electrical impulse in neurons.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Prepare to be asked about:

  • The parts of a neuron
  • Nodes of ranvier
  • Cells that secrete myelin for neurons

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the inner-workings of neurons
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding myelin secretion
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as saltatory conduction and nodes of ranvier

Additional Learning

If you'd like to learn more about this material, you can study on with our related lesson. This lesson is titled Nodes of Ranvier: Function and Definition and it will be on:

  • The function of the nodes of ranvier
  • The structure of the nodes of ranvier
  • Parts of the neuron