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Question:

What is the term for the gap between neurons, where hormones and other messenger ions can pass from one cell to the next?

A Synapse
Explaination

Chemical and electrical signals traveling through the nervous system must typically pass through multiple neurons, or nerve cells. They pass from one neuron to another across a gap called the synapse. The axon is a projection of the neuron that carries signals away from the cell body, while the dendrite receives and carries incoming signals toward the cell body. A ganglion is a mass of neurons located outside the brain.