[ in-ter-noor-on, -nyoor- ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈnʊər ɒn, -ˈnyʊər- /
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OTHER WORDS FROM interneuronin·ter·neu·ro·nal [in-ter-noor-uh-nl, -nyoor-, -noo-rohn-l, -nyoo-], /ˌɪn tərˈnʊər ə nl, -ˈnyʊər-, -nʊˈroʊn l, -nyʊ-/, adjective
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Properly working interneurons are key for a normal walk or hop, Andersson says.These rabbits can’t hop. A gene defect makes them do handstands|Erin Garcia de Jesús|May 12, 2021|Science News For Students
Without the RORB protein in interneurons, the rabbits may lack the ability to coordinate what their hind limbs are doing, which restricts their ability to hop.A gene defect may make rabbits do handstands instead of hop|Erin Garcia de Jesús|March 25, 2021|Science News
British Dictionary definitions for interneuron
/ (ˌɪntəˈnjʊərɒn) /
physiol any neuron that connects afferent and efferent neurons in a reflex arcAlso called: internuncial neuron
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Medical definitions for interneuron
[ ĭn′tər-nur′ŏn′ ]
A nerve cell found entirely within the central nervous system that acts as a link between sensory neurons and motor neurons.
Other words from interneuronin′ter•neu′ro•nal (-nur′ə-nəl, -nu-rō′-) adj.
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