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A small mass of differentiated tissue

Node

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Ends of the axon that release neurotransmitters

Axon terminal

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a period immediately following stimulation during which a nerve or muscle is unresponsive to further stimulation.

Refractory Period

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The potential difference between the region inside the membrane and the region outside the membrane

Resting potential

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Neurons are depolarized sufficiently

Threshold potential