The cells of the nervous tissue are called nerve cells or neurons. A neuron or nerve cell is structural and functional unit of the nervous tissue (brian, spinal cord and nervous). It consists of cell body which has cytoplasm and a nucleus. Cell organelles such as golgi apparatus, mitochondrial, etc are also present in the cyton. Each neuron has a single long part, called the axon and many short, branched parts called dendrites which help transfer signal from one nerve cell to another.
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