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brain cell

noun Anatomy.
  1. a neuron in the brain.
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Historical Examples of brain cell

  • Brain-cell discharges will hardly account for the phenomena of clairaudience.

    Second Sight

    Sepharial

  • The top-heavy youth closed his magazine and unlocked a brain-cell.

    The Promise

    James B. Hendryx

  • A bone-cell cannot receive an impression, nor originate an idea, any more than a brain-cell can secrete bile.

    Embryology

    Gerald R. Leighton

  • It is worse than no use to think of what one is writing; that wakes one up, goads every brain-cell into unwholesome activity.

    Dangerous Ages

    Rose Macaulay

  • I use this word, not to be found in my dictionaries, as expressing the brain-cell power corresponding to electricity.

    Over the Teacups

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.