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Neural Control and Coordination

Human Neural System

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
  1. Cell body – Contains Nissl’s granules
  2. Dendrite – Conducts messages towards cell body
  3. Axon – Conducts messages away from cell body
  • Neurons are of three types:
  1. Unipolar
  2. Bipolar
  3. Multipolar
    • Axons are of two types:
    1. Myelinated nerve fibre
        • Fibre is coated with myelin sheath, which is impermeable to ions. Schwann cells envelo…

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