neuron theory

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neuron theory

the theory that the nervous system is formed of numerous separate NEURONS that contact only through synapses and not through a continuity of protoplasm.
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Their grandad Paul McLeod, 50, was diagnosed with a rare strain of liver, bone and lung neuron doctrine cancer and has been receiving care at Teesside Hospice.
She revised the neuron doctrine 'to reconcile scientific materialism with the imaginative spirituality she viewed as the core of the romance, thereby providing worldweary readers with spiritual solace' (p.
The syncytium theory, or network doctrine, is seeing a comeback by augmenting the neuron doctrine to include traveling waveforms of electrical activity (3).