giant fiber

noun

Definition of giant fiber

: a very large nerve fiber specifically : one formed by the confluence of processes from numerous segmental nerve cell bodies in the ventral chain of nerve ganglia of annelids and crustaceans

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“Giant fiber.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/giant%20fiber. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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