internuncial
adjective Date: 1845 1. of or relating to an internuncio 2. of, relating to, or being interneurons

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  • Internuncial — In ter*nun cial, a. [See {Internuncio}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to an internuncio. [1913 Webster] 2. (Physiol.) Communicating or transmitting impressions between different parts of the body; said of the nervous system. Carpenter.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • internuncial — 1. Indicating a neuron functionally interposed between two or more other neurons. 2. Acting as a medium of communication between two organs. [L. internuntius (or nuncius), a messenger between two parties, fr. inter, between, + nuncius, a… …   Medical dictionary

  • internuncial — /in teuhr nun sheuhl/, adj. 1. serving to announce or connect. 2. Anat. (of a nerve cell or a chain of nerve cells) serving to connect nerve fibers. [1835 45; < L internunti(us) intermediary + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • internuncial — adjective Between neurons …   Wiktionary

  • internuncial — adj. connecting; acting as a connector between nerve fibers (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • internuncial — [ˌɪntə nʌnʃ(ə)l] adjective Physiology (of neurons) forming connections between other neurons. Origin C19: from L. internuntius (from inter between + nuntius messenger ) + al …   English new terms dictionary

  • internuncial — in·ter·nun·cial …   English syllables

  • internuncial — in•ter•nun•cial [[t]ˌɪn tərˈnʌn ʃəl[/t]] adj. anat. serving to connect sensory and motor nerve cells • Etymology: 1835–45; < L internūnti(us) intermediary + al I …   From formal English to slang

  • internuncial — /ɪntəˈnʌnsiəl/ (say intuh nunseeuhl), / ʃəl/ (say shuhl) adjective (of a nerve cell or a chain of nerve cells) linking the incoming and outgoing nerve fibres of the nervous system. {Latin internuntius serving as a messenger + al1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • internuncial — adj. (of nerves) communicating between different parts of the system. Etymology: internuncio ambassador f. It. internunzio …   Useful english dictionary

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