The Free Dictionary explains that an association neuron is a neuron found in the brain and spinal cord that conducts impulses between neurons. These neurons are commonly referred to as internuncial neurons or interneuron... More »

Multipolar neurons are neurons that have one axon and many dendrites. These dendrites or multi-processes give the neuron many connection points to other neurons. Multipolar neurons function as either motor or association... More »

According to The Free Dictionary, association neurons, also known as interneurons and internuncial neurons, are neurons located in the spinal cord and the brain that conduct impulses between other neurons. They send impu... More »

Afferent neurons carry signals to the brain and spinal cord as sensory data, and efferent neurons send signals from the brain to the muscles, glands and organs of the body in response to sensory input. More »

According to The Free Dictionary, association neurons, also known as interneurons and internuncial neurons, are neurons located in the spinal cord and the brain that conduct impulses between other neurons. They send impu... More »

Sensory neurons receive impulses and carry messages from the sense organs to the brain. Once the brain receives this information, it sends new information to the motor nerves to tell them what actions to perform. More »

The brain is made up largely of neurons, or nerve cells, blood vessels and glial cells. Glial cells create a supporting structure for the brain. The brain is about 60 percent fat. More »