The transmission of information along neurons is electrochemical in nature.
Resting potential is the electrical potential across the neuron membrane.
Action potential is the change in the electrical potential of a neuron membrane,
when it is stimulated, resulting in the transmission of an electrical impulse.
The membranes of two adjacent neurons and the gap between them is called a synapse.
The neuromuscular junction is the synapse between a motor neuron and a striated muscle fiber.
A reflex action is an automatic reaction to a stimulus.
The pathway followed from the beginning to the end of a reflex action is called the reflex arc.
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