Anatomy of Nervous System in Vertebrates (With Diagram) | Chordata | Zoology

The nervous system is formed of nerve cells, neurons, which are surrounded by neuroglia, a tender network of connective tissue. Neurons are the distinct units of nervous tissue and are of ectodermal origin. Structure of Neuron: A neuron has a cell body or cyton from which arise two types of fibres. (i) Cyton: A cyton has a nucleus and numerous [...]