Differences between axon and dendrite, Biology

DIFFERENCES BETWEEN AXON AND DENDRITE (DENDRON)

 

 

AXON

 

DENDRITE (DENDRON)

1.

It is single per neuron.

1.

It may be one or many per neuron.

2.

It has neurofibrils but no Nissl's granules.

2.

It has both neurofibrils and Nissl's granules.

3.

It is long and of uniform diameter.

3.

It is short and tapering.

4.

Branched at the distal. end only.

4.

Much branched, practically all along.

5.

Conducts impulse away from the cyton.

5.

Conducts impulse toward the cyton.

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