cell body noun
: the nucleus-containing central part of a neuron exclusive of its axons and dendrites — see neuron illustration
First Known Use of CELL BODY
cell body noun (Medical Dictionary)
: the nucleus-containing central part of a neuron exclusive of its axons and dendrites that is the major structural element of the gray matter of the brain and spinal cord, the ganglia, and the retina—called also perikaryon, soma
Illustration of CELL BODY
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