Renshaw cell

noun
Ren·​shaw cell | \ ˈren-ˌshȯ- \

Medical Definition of Renshaw cell

: an inhibitory interneuron in the ventral horn of gray matter of the spinal cord that is held to be reciprocally innervated with a motor neuron so that nerve impulses received by way of processes of the motor neuron stimulate inhibitory impulses back to the motor neuron along an axon of the internuncial cell

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