NERVE IMPULSE

begins as a small depolarization which is carried as a wave of depolarization across the membrane of the neuron, in the form of an action potential.

NERVE IMPULSE: "Communications are transmitted by the nervous system as nerve impulses."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NERVE IMPULSE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/nerve-impulse/ (accessed September 27, 2020).
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