having processes that divide in two, one going to each side of the spinal cord; said of certain neurons.
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Denoting a spinal neuron the axon of which divides and gives off processes to both sides of the cord; usually the same as a heteromeric neuron.
[G. hekateros, each of two, + meros, part]
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hecateromeric, hecatomeric (hĕk″ă-tĕr″ō-mĕr′ĭk) (hĕk″ă-tō-mĕr′ĭk) [Gr. hekateros, each of two, + meros, part]
Having two processes on a spinal neuron, one supplying each side of the spinal cord.
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