describes the pathway of neurons which is taken to pass the action potential and therefore response from the receptor to the effector, there are typically numerous neurons involved in a neural arc on either side of the CNS.

NEURAL ARC: "A neural arc consists of a variety of neurons which communicate messages between muscles and other tissues and the nervous system."
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