amacrine


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amacrine

 [am´ah-krĭn]
without long processes.

am·a·crine

(ahm'ă-krin),
1. A cell or structure lacking a long, fibrous process.
See also: amacrine cell.
2. Denoting such a cell or structure.
See also: amacrine cell.
[G. a- priv. + makros, long, + is (in-), fiber]

amacrine

/am·a·crine/ (am´ah-krēn)
1. without long processes.
2. see under cell.

am·a·crine

(am'ă-krēn)
1. A cell or structure lacking a long, fibrous process.
2. Denoting such a cell or structure.
[G. a- priv. + makros, long, + is (in-), fiber]

amacrine

without long processes.

amacrine cell
a branched retinal nerve cell without an axon.
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