multipolar neuron


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mul·ti·po·lar neu·ron

a neuron with several processes, usually an axon and three or more dendrites.

multipolar neuron

A neuron with many processes originating from the cell body.

mul·ti·po·lar neu·ron

(mŭl'tē-pō'lăr nūr'on)
A neuron with several processes, usually an axon and three or more dendrites.

multipolar neuron

A neuron with one axon and many dendrites.
See also: neuron
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In the rinses with sodium cacodylate buffer and 25% and 50% ethanol, a few bipolar and multipolar neurons with long processes (some more than 300 [[micro]meter] in length) were observed, measured, and photographed.
Moreover, we have demonstrated that not all bipolar and multipolar neurons are isopolar, i.