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Related to multipolar neuron: unipolar neuron, bipolar neuron
a neuron with several processes, usually an axon and three or more dendrites.
multipolar neuronA 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.
A neuron with one axon and many dendrites.
See also: neuron