Mammoth Memory

Nerve – bundle of axons

A nerve is a bundle of axons (the long, thread-like extensions of neurone cells).

A nerve is a bundle of long thread like extensions of neurone cells 

As the dentist entered with a bunch of axes (axons) a nerve was hit and the patient went through the ceiling.

A nerve is a multi-core string of neurone strands bunched together

Cross-section of a nerve, showing the bundle of axons that makes up the “multi-core cable”.

Multi-core cable

This living “multi-core cable” of axons provides a pathway for electrochemical impulses (signals) that carry sensory information to the central nervous system (CNS) and instructions from the CNS to muscles and glands.

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