Differences between Arteries and Veins

Differences between Arteries and Veins

Differences between Arteries and Veins Arteries and veins are two of the body’s main type of blood vessels through which blood flow in the body. The arteries carry oxygenated blood away from the heart while the veins carry deoxygenated blood from the tissue capillaries back towards the heart. S.N. Character Arteries Veins 1.       Definition Blood vessels that … Read moreDifferences between Arteries and Veins

Differences between Diarrhea and Dysentery

Differences between Diarrhea and Dysentery

Differences between Diarrhea and Dysentery Diarrhea and dysentery are two distinct medical conditions which are often used synonymously. However, both the terms and these clinical conditions have clear differences as follows: S.N. Character Diarrhea Dysentery 1.       Definition Diarrhea refers to a condition that involves the frequent passing of loose or watery stools (atleast 3 … Read moreDifferences between Diarrhea and Dysentery

Differences between Exotoxins and Endotoxins

Differences between Exotoxins and Endotoxins

Differences between Exotoxins and Endotoxins Toxins are small molecules, peptides, or proteins produced by living cells that are capable of causing diseases or structural damage when they come in contact or are absorbed by tissues. Toxins and enzymes play important role in pathogenecity of pathogenic bacteria. Toxins may aid in invasiveness, damage cells, inhibit cellular processes, or … Read moreDifferences between Exotoxins and Endotoxins

Differences between Mitosis and Meiosis

Differences between Mitosis and Meiosis

Differences between Mitosis and Meiosis Here are some of the differences: S.N. Character Mitosis Meiosis 1.       Alternate Name Equational Division Reduction Division 2.       Discovered by Walther Flemming Oscar Hertwig 3.       Type of Cells Involved Somatic cells. Sex cells/germ cells or gametes. 4.       Type of Reproduction Asexual division Sexual division 5.       Mother Cells … Read moreDifferences between Mitosis and Meiosis

Differences between Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes

Differences between Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes

Differences between Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes S.N. Character Prokaryotes Eukaryotes 1. Term Origin Greek for “primitive nucleus” Greek for “true nucleus” 2. Definition Organisms made up of cell(s) that lack a cell nucleus or any membrane-encased organelles. Organisms made up of cells that possess a membrane-bound nucleus as well as membrane-bound organelles. 3. Major groups Bacteria, Archae, … Read moreDifferences between Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes