nerve cell

noun

Definition of nerve cell

1 :a grayish or reddish granular cell with specialized processes that is the fundamental functional unit of nervous tissue transmitting and receiving nerve impulses :neuron

First Known Use of nerve cell

1840


NERVE CELL Defined for Kids

nerve cell

noun

Definition of nerve cell for Students

:a cell of the nervous system with fibers that carry nerve impulses

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nerve cell

noun

medical Definition of nerve cell

1 :a grayish or reddish granular cell with specialized processes that is the fundamental functional unit of nervous tissue :neuron

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