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neuristor

[noo-ris-ter, nyoo-]
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noun
  1. a microelectronic fiberlike device used in information processing.

Origin of neuristor

1955–60; neur- + -istor, as in transistor; so named because it acts like a nerve fiber
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neuristor

[nu-rĭstər]
  1. An electronic component that processes electrical signals in a manner modeling the behavior of neurons.
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