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nerve cell

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noun
  1. neuron.
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Origin of nerve cell

First recorded in 1855–60
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nerve cell

noun
  1. another name for neurone
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nerve cell in Medicine

nerve cell

n.
  1. neuron
  2. The body of a neuron without its axon and dendrites.

nerve cell in Science

nerve cell

  1. See neuron.
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