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a neuron that has two processes arising from opposite poles of the cell body.
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bi·po·lar neu·ron(bī-pō'lăr nūr'on)
A neuron that has two processes arising from opposite poles of the cell body.
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1. A neuron that bears two processes.
2. A neuron of the retina that receives impulses from the rods and cones and transmits them to a ganglion neuron. See: retina for illus.
See also: neuron
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