nerve cell


noun


Nearby words

  1. nervature,
  2. nerve,
  3. nerve avulsion,
  4. nerve block,
  5. nerve block anesthesia,
  6. nerve center,
  7. nerve centre,
  8. nerve conduction,
  9. nerve cord,
  10. nerve decompression

Origin of nerve cell

First recorded in 1855–60

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British Dictionary definitions for nerve cell

nerve cell

noun

another name for neurone
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Medicine definitions for nerve cell

nerve cell

n.

neuron
The body of a neuron without its axon and dendrites.

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Science definitions for nerve cell

nerve cell

See neuron.
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