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interneuron

 [in″ter-noo´ron]
a neuron between the primary afferent neuron and the final motor neuron (motoneuron). Also any neuron whose processes lie entirely within a specific area, such as the olfactory lobe.
Interneuron as part of a three-neuron reflex arc in the spinal cord. From Dorland's, 2000.
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interneuron

(ĭn′tər-no͝or′ŏn′, -nyo͝or′-)
n.
A nerve cell found entirely within the central nervous system that acts as a link between sensory neurons and motor neurons.

in′ter·neu′ro·nal (-no͝or′ə-nəl, -nyo͝or′-, -no͝o-rō′-, -nyo͝o-) adj.
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interneuron

A nerve that connects other nerves. An internuncial neuron.
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Esketamine blocks NMDA receptors on GABA interneurons. This allows for increased pulsatile release of glutamate into the synapse.
As described above for CBI-3, CBI-11 also produced rapid EPSPs in the ingestive GABAergic buccal interneuron B40.
Interneurons control complex networks between neurons, allowing them to send signals to one another in a harmonized way.
The synaptic inhibition in the excitatory-inhibitory loop of the cerebral network is the physiological basis for the generation of gamma oscillations.[18] GABAergic (Gamma-aminobutyric acid, GABA) interneurons, under the regulation of GABAA receptor and N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor, release inhibitory neurotransmitters,[19] produce inhibitory postsynaptic potential, transfer inhibitory signals to glutamatergic pyramidal cells.
The reason for this might be that NL1 deletion most likely affects excitatory perforant path inputs not only to granule cells but also to inhibitory interneurons. Viewed together, data from NL1 KO animals have shown that NL1 plays a prominent role in the regulation of excitatory transmission and LTP in the hippocampal dentate gyrus.
A number of mechanisms have been suggested for central sensitization, among which there is strongest evidence for the dysfunction of GABAergic interneurons and their role in modifying synaptic transmission of pain signaling pathways in response to PNI [11-13].
Application of CSF IgGs fractions from patients with GAD65Ab-associated CA selectively suppresses inhibitory transmission from basket cells, that is, GABAergic interneurons, to PCs, without affecting excitatory transmission (Figure 2(a) and diagram in Figure 1(b)) [7, 30-34].
Spencer, "Hippocampal interneuron loss and plasticity in human temporal lobe epilepsy," Brain Research, vol.
F Freund, "Interneuron Diversity series: rhythm and mood in perisomatic inhibition," Trends in Neurosciences, vol.
Hang et al., "Inhibitory interneuron deficit links altered network activity and cognitive dysfunction in alzheimer model," Cell, vol.
Each is an interneuron, a middleman that connects nerve cells to each other.
To conclude, these studies indicate that MZ cortical interneuron migrate in all directions in the tangential plane of the cortex.