Neuron Structure – Neuroanatomy Basics – Anatomy Tutorial


This is a video anatomy tutorial on the basic structure of the neuron. This video is one in a series on neuroanatomy basics.

The following structures are discussed:

– Cell body (soma)
– Dendrites
– Nucleus, cytoplasm
– Nissl bodies/granules
– Neurofilaments, neurofibrils, neurotubules
– Axon hillock/initial segment
– Axon
– Myelin sheath
– Nodes of Ranvier
– Axon terminal
– Presynaptic terminal
– Synaptic bouton
– Synapse

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