interneuron


in·ter·neu·ron

noun \ˌin-tər-ˈnr-ˌän, -ˈnyr-\

Definition of INTERNEURON

:  a neuron that conveys impulses from one neuron to another
in·ter·neu·ro·nal \-ˈnr-ə-nəl, -ˈnyr-; -n-ˈrō-, -ny-ˈ\ adjective

First Known Use of INTERNEURON

1939

in·ter·neu·ron

noun \ˌint-ər-ˈn(y)ü-ˌrän, -ˈn(y)(ə)r-ˌän\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of INTERNEURON

: a neuron that conveys impulses from one neuron to another—called also association neuron, associative neuron, internuncial, internuncial neuron; compare motor neuron, sensory neuron
in·ter·neu·ro·nal \-ˈn(y)r-ən-əl, -ny-ˈrōn-\ adjective

Variants of INTERNEURON

in·ter·neu·ron or British in·ter·neu·rone \-ˈnyr-ōn\

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