nerve cell body

nerve cell bod·y

the part of the neuron that includes the nucleus but excludes the processes.
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An axon is a long extension arising from a nerve cell body that communicates with other nerve cells or with muscles.
New nerve pathways develop (not new nerves, but the connections between existing nerves) as a result of alterations in the shape of dendrites, the projections from the nerve cell body. This allows new synapses to be formed between other nerve cells.
Nerve: The nerve is made up of the nerve cell body and the axon.
Axon: A long stem that extends away from the nerve cell body to conduct impulses to distant targets in the body, such as muscles, organs, or other nerves.
Axon: A long stem that extends away from the nerve cell body to conduct nerve impulses from the nerve cell to distant targets in the body, such as muscles, organs, or other nerves.