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the part of the cell containing the nucleus.
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The portion of a nerve cell that contains the nucleus but does not incorporate the dendrites or axon. Also called soma1.
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cell bod·y(sel bod'ē)
The part of the cell containing the nucleus.
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cell bodythe enlarged region of a NEURON containing the nucleus.
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