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Grade: 12th pass


Differentiate between : Dendrites and axons. posted by ankit singh raja wat manit bhopal

2 months ago

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Vikas TU
13783 Points
Dear student 
Axon: It is single and very long (several metres) and of uniform diameter, itCarries nerve impulse away from the cell body to the next neuron.
Dendrites : They are short (under 1.5mm), heavily branched and tapering, it Carries nerve impulses from synapses towards the cell body.
2 months ago
ankit singh
askIITians Faculty
596 Points
Axons Dendrites
Only one axon per nerve cell Many dendrites in a nerve cell
Arises From
The discharging end of a neuron The receiving end of a neuron
Longer than dendrites Comparatively shorter than axons
Uniformly thick throughout its length Edges taper off into branch-like structures
Present Present
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Absent Present
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