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    • #9773
      thisistest1234
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      hey, new guy here, I hope i’m posting in the right section.

      Ok, my question is: 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?

    • #84716
      DoctorStein
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      The term "dendrite" comes from Greek’s word "dendron", which means "tree". Dendrite means projections of cytoplasma, which look like tree 😉

    • #84717
      thisistest1234
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      so they are the same thing?

    • #84724
      MrMistery
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      according to this site, http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/630 they are the same thing. Despite this i have never heard the term dendron.

    • #84817
      DoctorStein
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      quote thisistest1234:

      so they are the same thing?

      I am not sure they are the same. "Dendron" is the root term, then we adopt it for scientific term to become "dendrite". If you visit Greece, and ask about "dendron", people will bring you to a tree instead of a part of neuron… I think it is the same case as "hormone" and "ormao". Or not? Well, I think I have just confused myself 🙄 😆 😛 I hope you understand what I mean 😉

    • #116366
      kbel
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      in my previous school in our bio book dendrons and dendrites were mentioned the same but in this school, our teacher tells us that dendrons are wrong I am currently in IGCSE board… 😳 🙂 😀 😯 🙂 😛 👿 😳 💡 ➡ 😥 :mrgreen: 😆 😉 😉 😡 😛 😳 🙁 😮 😯 😯 😥 🙂 🙂 😀 🙂 🙁 😯 😕 8) ❗ 😉 💡 💡 💡 💡 💡 💡

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