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one of the threadlike extensions of the cytoplasm of a neuron. In unipolar and bipolar neurons, they resemble axons structurally, but typically, as in multipolar neurons, they branch into treelike processes. Dendrites comprise most of the receptive surfaces of a neuron.

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Do pseudounipolar neurons have one axon and one dendrite?

well, it says that the axon and dendrite are structurally and functionally the same save for the fact that, apparently, dendrites carry impulses towards the soma, whereas axons carry them away. it's a bit picky, but i guess wiki is right.

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by plasmodesmata11
Sun May 23, 2010 1:52 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do pseudounipolar neurons have one axon and one dendrite?
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Re: Developmental Biology-I need help

... embryos. Dev Growth Differ. 2007 Jun;49(5):373-82. Suli A, Mortimer N, Shepherd I, Chien CB. Netrin/DCC signaling controls contralateral dendrites of octavolateralis efferent neurons. J Neurosci. 2006 Dec 20;26(51):13328-37. Wilson BD, Ii M, Park KW, Suli A, Sorensen LK, Larrieu-Lahargue ...

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by jonmoulton
Fri Nov 07, 2008 7:03 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Developmental Biology-I need help
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dendron dendrite confusion

... could someone please explain to me the difference between a dendron and a dendrite. there seem to be people who say a. dendrons branch out into dendrites b. same thing c. no idea whatsoever :) anyone know?

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by thisistest1234
Mon Jun 23, 2008 9:47 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: dendron dendrite confusion
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Unbeatable Model of Human Consciousness

... consciousness. The model states that organelles in the neurones called microtubules (like hollow drainpipes) in the parts of the neurones called dendrites are resposible for the final output from a brain; where reasoning and other thinking activities are common enough to give us consciousness. ...

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by Heronumber0
Sat Jul 07, 2007 7:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unbeatable Model of Human Consciousness
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Views: 1252

The Fiber Disease

... technology that from all their own reports was not perfected as the flourous phosophours ponytail ligand that will destroy the jawline, gums and dendrites and bones, look up white phosphorous it is used as a bio terroism weapon, some of the chemicals in this particular patent cream this ligand ...

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by msc
Thu Dec 14, 2006 3:41 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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