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There is temporal summation of the stimuli. This is modeled in the Hodgkin and Huxley model . To imagine the whole process, you should know that in the dendrites of the neuron, electric impulses are propagating passively ( the strength of the stimuli is decreasing over distance and time), in the axon the electric impulse is active ( in the form of action ...

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