give 7 features of nerve cell.

Asked by  | 12th Jul, 2008, 03:26: PM

Expert Answer:

Nerve cells are specialised for being stimulated.

They conduct the impulses very rapidly to different parts of the body.

They show cyton or cell body, containing central nucleus and NIssl's granules.

Dendrites are short branching processes arising from cell body.

Axon is a long, cylindrical process arising from the cell body.

Axon gives out fine terminal branches which end in synaptic knod.

Dendrites receive impulses whereas axon carries away teh impulses from the cell body.

Answered by  | 12th Jul, 2008, 04:39: PM

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