Renshaw cell


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Ren·shaw cell

(ren'shaw sel)
Type of spinal cord interneuron that acts to prevent rapid repeat firing of motor neurons through a feedback circuit.

Renshaw cell

(rĕn′shaw)
[B. Renshaw, U.S. neurophysiologist, 1911–1948]
An interneuron of the spinal cord that inhibits motor neurons.