nerve cell

nerve cell
noun Date: 1858 neuron; also cell body

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Nerve cell — nerve erve (n[ e]rv), n. [OE. nerfe, F. nerf, L. nervus, akin to Gr. ney^ron sinew, nerve; cf. neyra string, bowstring; perh. akin to E. needle. Cf. {Neuralgia}.] 1. (Anat.) One of the whitish and elastic bundles of fibers, with the accompanying… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nerve cell — n. 1. NEURON 2. occasionally, a nerve cell body without its processes …   English World dictionary

  • nerve cell — n NEURON also CELL BODY * * * see neurone * * * neuron …   Medical dictionary

  • nerve cell — n a ↑neuron …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nerve cell — nerve′ cell n. cbl neuron • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • nerve cell — ► NOUN ▪ a neuron …   English terms dictionary

  • nerve cell — noun a cell that is specialized to conduct nerve impulses • Syn: ↑neuron • Derivationally related forms: ↑neural (for: ↑neuron), ↑neuronic (for: ↑neuron), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • nerve cell — cell which is part of the nervous system, neuron …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nerve cell — noun A cell of the nervous system which conducts nerve impulses; a neuron …   Wiktionary

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