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Anatomy of a Neuron


A neuron is the basic component of the brain and the spinal cord of the central nervous system. The main parts of a neuron are nucleus, dendrite, axon, cell body, and myelin sheath.

Learning Objectives:

After completing the module, you will be able to:
- Identify different parts of a neuron.
- Construct the neuron by assembling its parts.
- Label those parts of neuron.

Keywords Nervous System , Structure Of A Neuron , Axon , Cell Body , Dendrite , Myelin Sheath , Nodes Of Ranvier
Controller Required Yes
Languages English - US , 中文 , عربي , Español , Tiếng Việt , मराठी
Domain K-12
Topic Code SS100043
Devices Google Cardboard with controller , Google Daydream , Samsung Gear VR , Oculus Go , Pico Goblin , EduPro , WebXR , Oculus Quest