What are the differences between a nephron and a neuron?

Asked by Manisha Nayak | 5th Aug, 2012, 12:50: PM

Expert Answer:

 

 

Neuron

Nephron

It is the basic cell of nervous system.

It is the functional unit of kidney.

Neurons are used for rapid transmission of impulses within the body.

Nephron carries out the filtration of blood and removal of waste materials in the form of urine.

Neuron is a single cell.

Nephron is made up of many cells of different types.

Answered by  | 5th Aug, 2012, 11:19: PM

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