nerve cell

noun

Definition of nerve cell

  1. 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

  2. 2 :  cell body

First Known Use of nerve cell

1840


NERVE CELL Defined for Kids

nerve cell

noun

Definition of nerve cell for Students

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

  2. 2:  cell body


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