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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

2 Answers

Vikas TU
14149 Points
9 months 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
9 months 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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