interneuron

noun in·ter·neu·ron \ ˌin-tər-ˈnu̇r-ˌän , -ˈnyu̇r- \
Updated on: 14 Apr 2018

Definition of interneuron

: a neuron that conveys impulses from one neuron to another

interneuronal

play \ˌin-tər-ˈnu̇r-ə-nᵊl, -ˈnyu̇r-; -nu̇-ˈrō-, -nyu̇-ˈrō-\ adjective

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1938

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interneuron

noun in·ter·neu·ron \ ˌint-ər-ˈn(y)ü-ˌrän , -ˈn(y)u̇(ə)r-ˌän \
variants: or British interneurone play \-ˈnyu̇r-ōn\

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

interneuronal

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

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