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What is a neuron? plz explain in detail.

Asked by harinder 18th August 2008, 4:02 PM
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Neurons are highly specialised cell of nervous tissue which have the ability to recieve & conduct the stimulus to different body parts.

Each neuron has three parts -

  1. Cell body(cyton) - which contain a large central nucleus & cytoplasm which Nissl's granules.
  2. Dendrones - short processes arising from cell body and further branch inti dendrites.
  3. Axon - single long, cylindrical processes of uniform diameter. It form fine branches terminally which are called symeptic terminals. They transmit nerve impulse. Axons are also called nerve fibers.
Answered by Expert 18th August 2008, 5:13 PM
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