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Escape movements Escape movements

Malcolm Burrows.

in The Neurobiology of an Insect Brain

September 1996; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscience. 10975 words.

Giant interneurons in most animals have axons with large diameters so that their spikes can be conducted rapidly from one part of the nervous system to another. The largest neurons are...

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Components of the nervous system Components of the nervous system

Malcolm Burrows.

in The Neurobiology of an Insect Brain

September 1996; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscience. 29257 words.

Estimates of the number of glial cells in the central nervous system vary so widely that it is safe to conclude only that we do not know how many there are. In crickets, for example, they...

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