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interneuron

 [in″ter-noo´ron]
a neuron between the primary afferent neuron and the final motor neuron (motoneuron). Also any neuron whose processes lie entirely within a specific area, such as the olfactory lobe.
Interneuron as part of a three-neuron reflex arc in the spinal cord. From Dorland's, 2000.

interneuron

/in·ter·neu·ron/ (-noor´on)
1. a neuron between the primary sensory neuron and the final motoneuron.
2. any neuron whose processes are entirely confined within a specific area, as within the olfactory lobe.
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Interneuron as part of a three-neuron reflex arc in the spinal cord.

interneuron

(ĭn′tər-no͝or′ŏn′, -nyo͝or′-)
n.
A nerve cell found entirely within the central nervous system that acts as a link between sensory neurons and motor neurons.

in′ter·neu′ro·nal (-no͝or′ə-nəl, -nyo͝or′-, -no͝o-rō′-, -nyo͝o-) adj.

interneuron

[-noo͡r′on]
a nerve cell whose axon and dendrite lie entirely within the central nervous system and whose function is to relay impulses within the central nervous system.

interneuron

A nerve that connects other nerves. An internuncial neuron.

interneuron

a neuron between the primary afferent neuron and the final motor neuron (motoneuron). Also any neuron whose processes lie entirely within a specific area, such as the olfactory lobe.
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