Chapter 6

NCERT
Class 9
Science
Solutions
2. What does a neuron look like?

Question:

What does a neuron look like?

Answer:

The cells of nervous tissue are called neurons. These cells contain nucleus and cytoplasm. Long and thin hair-like branches are emerged from it. It consist of a long stem called an axon and many short branched stems are called dendrites. A neuron is one meter long. It appears like a branch as shown in figure.

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