Neuron is the long nerve cell. It has a central part which is called cell body or Cyton. There are many thread-like branches extend all side from the Cyton. These thread-like branches are called Dendrons.
These Dendrons also divide further and form Dendries. There are also a long tube shaped extension which is called Axon is connected to the muscles.
- Neuron controls and helps in the coordination of the body.
- It transmits message in the form of impulses in body in only one direction.
- It connects the brain to the spinal cord.