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noun in·ter·neu·ron \ˌint-ər-ˈn(y)ü-ˌrän, -ˈn(y)u̇(ə)r-ˌän\

Medical Definition of interneuron

  1. :  a neuron that conveys impulses from one neuron to another—called also , , , ; compare motor neuron, sensory neuron

interneuronal \-ˈn(y)u̇r-ən-əl, -nyu̇-ˈrōn-\play play adjective


Variants of interneuron

or British interneurone \-ˈnyu̇r-ōn\play

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