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

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

Grade:12th pass

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Vikas TU
14149 Points
one year ago
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.
ankit singh
askIITians Faculty 614 Points
one year ago
Axons Dendrites
Number
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
Length
Longer than dendrites Comparatively shorter than axons
Thickness
Uniformly thick throughout its length Edges taper off into branch-like structures
Neurofibrils
Present Present
Nissl’s Granules
Absent Present

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