ganglion neuron


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ganglion neuron

A neuron of the retina that receives impulses from bipolar neurons. Axons of ganglion neurons converge at the optic disk to form the optic nerve.
See: retina for illus.
See also: neuron
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These findings may provide the first step toward regenerating spiral ganglion neurons, the nerve cells that send sound representations to the brain," said Dr Alain Dabdoub, co-investigator and assistant professor of surgery with the division of otolaryngology at the UC San Diego School of Medicine.
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Post mortems showed that the stem cells turned into specialised spiral ganglion neurons in the ear.
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