[Solved] If a Neuron Receives Both Excitatory and Inhibitory Signals, Will

Question 10
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If a neuron receives both excitatory and inhibitory signals, will an action potential be generated?

A) No, because any inhibitory signals will cancel out the excitatory signals.
B) Yes, but the action potential will be much smaller than if only excitatory signals were received.
C) It depends; if more excitatory than inhibitory signals are received, then an action potential may result.
D) Yes, because excitatory signals always stimulate an action potential.
E) It depends; if more inhibitory than excitatory signals are received, then the neuron will be free to produce an action potential.

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