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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.
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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.
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interneuron

A nerve that connects other nerves. An internuncial neuron.
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Neuraxial neostigmine, by inhibiting acetylcholinesterase and preventing the breakdown of acetylcholine in the spinal cord interneurones, provides effective analgesia with no motor or sympathetic blockade.
Wind-sensitive interneurones in the spider CNS (Cupiennius salei): directional information processing of sensory inputs from trichobothria on the walking legs.
A slower activation of central GABAergic interneurones (by using physiological routes, such as increasing the GABA level in the synaptic clefts) is presumably not associated with the psychological dependence that builds the main fundament of addiction (Ikemoto & Wise 2004).
(30.) Lundberg A, Norsell U, Voorhoeve P: Pyramidal effects on lumbosacral interneurones activated by somatic afferents.
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Although the exact aetiology of drug-induced spinal myoclonus is unclear, it has been postulated that reduced activity of inhibitory pathways or increased excitability of facilitatory mechanisms at the level of motor neurones or interneurones is responsible.