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The gap between two neurons is called a

(a) dendrite.

(b) synapse.

(c) axon.

(d) impulse.




Checking all the options.

  1. Dendrite - Branched structure that collects information from previous neuron and passes on to the cell body
  2. Synapse - is the gap between the nerve endings of one neuron and dendrite of the following neuron where signals are transmitted as chemical signals called neurotransmitters.
  3. Axon - It is a long tube-like structure that carries information from the cell body to the nerve endings .
  4. Impulse- The signal that travels along the length of a nerve fiber and ends in the release of neurotransmitters.

So, the correct answer is (b) -  Synapse.

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