The Neuron

– is the structural and functional unit of the nervous system
– is specialized to receive information and conduct it
– Arranged as an integrated communication network
-Responds to environmental changes (stimuli) by altering the electrical potential differences which exits between the inner and the outer surfaces of their membranes
-This propagation of the stimuli is called nerve impulse
– The Neuron has a well developed property of irritability and conductivity

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