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Psychology chapter 3 Glia Support neuron function Form the myelin sheath around the  axons  Hold neurons in place Absorb toxins and waste materials  that might damage neurons Manufacture nutrient chemicals that  Send out long fibers that guide newly  neurons need divided neurons to target places Soma Cell body of neuron contains  biological structures needed to keep  the neuron alive and its nucleus  carries genetic information and  determines how the cell develops and  function Dendrites Collect messages from other nurons  and send them to the cell body  Axon Conducts electrical impulses away  from the cell body to other neurons Synapse A functional connection between  nuron and its target Structure of Nervous system Two divisions central and peripheral Peripheral nervous  Somatic  Sensory nu
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