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Problem: Why are neurons long and branched? Why are neutrophils so small?

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Neurons and neutrophils differs in size due to their required function. Neurons are long and branched because it requires to reach out and communicate with other neurons and organ system in the body.  Neurons’ structure helps to carry information reliably and quickly over long distances in the body. 

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Why are neurons long and branched? 

Why are neutrophils so small?

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