brain cell

  1. a neuron in the brain.

Words Nearby brain cell Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use brain cell in a sentence

  • His wife's words and the sigh that went with them were repeated in a remote brain cell.

    The Pioneers | Katharine Susannah Prichard
  • For months he was pursued by morbid fears of what a jostled brain-cell or a diseased body might do to one.

    The Shadow of Life | Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • By this time the nerve or brain cell whereby one experiences the sensation of amazement was numb.

    The Belovd Vagabond | William J. Locke
  • A bone-cell cannot receive an impression, nor originate an idea, any more than a brain-cell can secrete bile.

    Embryology | Gerald R. Leighton
  • This, which is a mental effect of some disordered brain cell, is suggested instinctively by certain of Blake's pictures.

    Essays | Arthur Christopher Benson