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Definition of the noun neuron

What does neuron mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: neurons

  1. a cell that is specialized to conduct nerve impulses

Alternative definition of the noun neuron

proper noun

  1. title of a peer reviewed journal established in 1988 by publisher Cell Press

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Phrases with Neuron

  1. Motor neuron disease
  2. motor neuron
  3. sensory neuron
  4. afferent neuron
  5. efferent neuron
  6. Pyramidal Neuron
  7. Pseudounipolar neuron

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Google previewFrom Molecules to Networks (2009)

An Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience by Ruth Heidelberger, M. Neal Waxham, John H. Byrne, James L. Roberts

The neuron is the communicating cell, and many neuronal subtypes are connected to one another via complex circuitries, usually involving multiple synaptic connections. Neuronal physiology is supported and maintained by neuroglial cells, ...

Google previewBRS Cell Biology and Histology (2016)

Biology, Cell biology by CTI Reviews

A neuron is an electrically excitable cell that processes and transmits information through electrical and chemical signals. An electrical...

Google previewBerne & Levy Physiology, Updated Edition (2009)

by Bruce M. Koeppen, Bruce A. Stanton

The neuron is the functional unit of the nervous system. Neurons contain a nucleus and nucleolus, Nissl bodies (rough endoplasmic reticulum), Golgi apparatus, mitochondria, neurofilaments, and microtubules. Information is conveyed through ...

Google previewAdvances in Neural Networks – ISNN 2012 (2012)

9th International Symposium on Neural Networks, ISNN 2012, Shenyang, China, July 11-14, 2012. Proceedings by Jun Wang, Gary G. Yen, Marios M. Polycarpou

The neuron is the basic unit of structure and function in the nervous system. From the neurodynamics angle, the neuron is a dynamic system, which is made up of a set of variables which change with time and describe the state's changing rule ...

Google previewHandbook of Bioinspired Algorithms and Applications (2005)

by Stephan Olariu, Albert Y. Zomaya

A discrete neuron is a processing unit whose transfer function outputs a discrete value. An example of...

Google previewFrom Natural to Artificial Neural Computation (1995)

International Workshop on Artificial Neural Networks, Malaga-Torremolinos, Spain, June 7-9, 1995 : Proceedings by Jose Mira, Francisco Sandoval

Conventionally, a hidden neuron is a winner whenever its weighting vector is nearest to the input sample x, or in other words, if it fires first. In our algorithm ...

Google previewSurgical clinics of John B. Murphy (1912)

When we bear in mind that the nervous system is made up essentially of neurons, that the neuron is the unit of the nervous system, you can commence to make all calculations ...

Google previewThe Surgical Clinics of John B. Murphy at Mercy Hospital, Chicago (1912)

When we bear in mind that the nervous system is made up essentially of neurons, that the neuron is the unit of the nervous system, you can commence to make all calculations ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biological Terms (1920)

neuron, nerve; L. jìám'lla, tine fibre.] Exceedingly fine fibres of which a medullated nerve fibre is composed; also present ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Scientific Terms (1920)

Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition of Terms in Biology, Botany, Zoology, Anatomy, Cytology, Embryology, Physiology by Isabella Ferguson Henderson, William Dawson Henderson

neuron, nerve ; L. fibrilla, fine fibre.] Exceedingly fine fibres of which a medullated nerve fibre is composed ; also present in nerve cells, and believed to be the conductors of nerve impulses (anat.). neurogenesis (nu'röjën'ësls) n.

Google previewA Dictionary of Dental Science (1922)

Consisting of Words and Phrases Used in Dental Literature and Such Words of the Collateral Sciences as Relate to the Art and Science of Dentistry, with Their Pronunciation, Derivation and Definition by Lovick Pierce Anthony

neuron, nerve).

Google previewMedical Lexicon (1865)

A Dictionary of Medical Science ... by Robley Dunglison

6G0 NEU'RINE, (from neuron,) Afcdul' la nervo' rum , (F.) Nfvrine, Albumine cfrfbrale ou du cerveau.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences (2014)

This may result from any process that damages or reduces functioning of the lower motor neuron perikaryon, or the axon or its surrounding myelin. The lower motor neuron perikaryon may refer to the cranial or spinal motor nuclei, also called ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of International Sports Studies (2012)

by Roger Bartlett, Chris Gratton, Christer G. Rolf

Once a 'decision' is made by the alpha motor neuron to fire, based on the collective input of all the synapses acting on the dendrites, an action potential passes down the axon to the peripheral skeletal muscle. Once an action potential is ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of International Sports Studies: P-Z (2006)

by Roger Bartlett, Chris Gratton, Christer Rolf

Once a 'decision' is made by the alpha motor neuron to fire, based on the collective input of all the synapses acting on the dendrites, an action potential passes down the axon to the peripheral skeletal muscle. Once an action potential is ...

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Small photo of Multipolar neuron of the anterior horn of the spinal cord. The Cajal's silver nitrate demonstrates the meshwork of neurofibrils present in the soma and dendrites of these neurons.Small photo of Glowing neuron cell on abstract green background. Brain health and brain disease concept.Small photo of Glowing neuron cell on abstract blue background. Brain health and brain disease concept.Small photo of Synapse and Neuron cells sending electrical chemical signals,Neurons in the brainSmall photo of Human neuron cells from the spinal cord under microscope view More...

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Synaptic summation is the technical term used in neurophysiology for those instances in which some neuron C is fired only by a combination of neurons A and B. (Gregory Bateson)
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Scrabble value of N1E1U1R1O1N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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