Difference between Sensory and Motor Neurons
|Neurons that carry sensory impulse from sensory organs to the central nervous system are known as sensory neurons
|A neuron that carries motor impulses from the central nervous system to specific effectors is known as motor neurons.
|They are located in the dorsal root ganglion of the spinal nerve
|They are located in the ventral root ganglion of the spinal cord.
|It is unipolar
|It is multipolar
|Comprises of a short axon
|Comprises of a long axon
|An adult has an average of 10 million sensory nerves in the body
|Half million of motor neurons are found in the body
|Found in eyes, skin, ears, tongue and nose
|Found in muscles and glands