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Saltatory Conduction
Myelinated axons conduct impulses faster than unmyelinated axons.

Nervous tissue is the main part of the nervous system – the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. These control the body functions. It is made up of neurons, which transmit impulses, and the neuroglia cells, which help propagation of the nerve impulse as well as provide food to the neuron.

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