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Meaning of NEURON

Pronunciation:  'nûrân

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a cell that is specialized to conduct nerve impulses
 

NEURON is a 6 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: nerve cell
 
 See Also: afferent neuron, axon, axone, brain cell, dendrite, efferent neuron, motoneuron, motor nerve fiber, motor neuron, nervous system, sensory neuron, somatic cell, systema nervosum

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Neu"ron\, n.; pl. {Neura}. [NL., from Gr. ney^ron
nerve.] (Anat.)
The brain and spinal cord; the cerebro-spinal axis;
myelencephalon.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

artificial neural network

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: a cell specialized to conduct and generate electrical impulses and to carry information from one part of the brain to another.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A nerve cell; it receives and conducts electrical impulses from the brain. It consists of a cell body called the cyton, an axon, axon terminals, and dendrites.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: afferent neuron, autonomic nervous system, axon, brain, central nervous system, cerebral cortex, craniosacral nervous system, dendrite, effector organ, efferent neuron, ganglion, gray matter, internuncial neuron, medullary sheath, nerve, nerve trunk, nervous system, peripheral nervous system, plexus, sensorium, sensory area, sensory cell, solar plexus, spinal cord, synapse, thoracolumbar nervous system, white matter
 

 

 

 

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