Neural Control and Coordination
Human Neural System
- It provides rapid coordination among the organs of the body.
- The coordination may be in the form of electric impulses, which is quick and short-lived.
- Neurons are structural and functional units of nervous system.
- Structure of neuron
- Cell body – Contains Nissl’s granules
- Dendrite – Conducts messages towards cell body
- Axon – Conducts messages away from cell body
- Neurons are of three types:
- Axons are of two types:
- Myelinated nerve fibre
- Fibre is coated with myelin sheath, which is impermeable to ions. Schwann cells envelo…
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