Nervous Tissue

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Neuron (400x) A neuron is the functional unit of the nervous system.  The cell body contains the nucleolus, and has extensions called axons and dedrites with which it communicates with other neurons.  The neuron is magnified to 400X.

Neuron (100X) These two neurons are showing the cell body, axon, and dendrites at 100X magnification.

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Last modified on 09/08/2010