Sentence Examples


  • This gentle continuous activity of the neuron is called its tonus.
  • Sleep is not exhaustion of the neuron in the sense that prolonged activity has reduced its excitability to zero.
  • The synapse, therefore, as the place of meeting of one neuron with the next is called, is said to valve the nerve circuits.
  • In the myelinated cell branches of the neuron, that is, in the ordinary nerve fibres, no visible change has ever been demonstrated as the result of any normal activity, however great - a striking contrast to the observations obtained on the perikarya.
  • In addition to the trophic influence exerted by each part of the neuron on its other parts, notably by the perikaryon on the cell branches, one neuron also in many instances influences the nutrition of other neurons.