Q9.    Differentiate between:

         (b) Dendrites and axons

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P Priyanka Kumari

Dendrites

Axons

1. They are short processes.

1. Axons are long processes.

2. Dendrites carry impulses towards the cell body of the neuron.

2. Axons carry impulses away from the cell body of the neuron.

3. Dendrites are always branched.

3. Axons may or may not be branched.

4. Nissl's granules are present in the neuroplasm.

4. Nissl's granules are absent in the neuroplasm.

 

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