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cytonA virtually extinct term for:
(1) A neuron’s body, exclusive of the processes—axons, axon terminals, and dendrites departing therefrom.
(2) A cell.
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cyton(si'ton) [Gr. kytos, cell]
1. A cell.
2. The cell body of a neuron. Synonym: perikaryon
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