mossy fiber

noun
\ ˈmȯ-sē- How to pronounce mossy fiber (audio) \

Medical Definition of mossy fiber

: any of the complexly branched axons of neurons originating especially in the spinal cord, medulla oblongata, and pons that innervate the granule cells of the cerebellar cortex

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“Mossy fiber.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mossy%20fiber. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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