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Friday, January 16, 2015

Definitions for internuncial

  1. serving to announce or connect.
  2. Anatomy. (of a nerve cell or a chain of nerve cells) serving to connect nerve fibers.

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Citations for internuncial
The two synapses integral to this reflex circuit are separated by an internuncial or connecting neuron. W. Bruce Currie, Structure and Function of Domestic Animals, 1992
These connector cells are called the internuncial: the “in-between” messenger. Lynn Segal, The Dream of Reality, 1986
Origin of internuncial
1835-1845
Internuncial stems from the Latin word internuntius meaning "intermediary."