"N" <nicki.cee at virgin.net> wrote in message
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> Per cell, is there an avarage or maximum (dendrite)
> connections that they will make?,
Depends heavily on where in the body/brain the neurons are
located. An average for all the neurons in the brain is about
1,000 connections. But individual neurons can deviate from
that number by orders of magnitude.
> and are the connections permanent or fixed or will they
> periodically disconnect and reconnect to another axon?
Yes. For some connections, there is no reason for them to
change, and a change could, in fact, be catastrophic (consider
input/output connections). For others, change is necessary
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