multipolar neuron


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mul·ti·po·lar neu·ron

a neuron with several processes, usually an axon and three or more dendrites.
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multipolar neuron

A neuron with many processes originating from the cell body.
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mul·ti·po·lar neu·ron

(mŭl'tē-pō'lăr nūr'on)
A neuron with several processes, usually an axon and three or more dendrites.
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multipolar neuron

A neuron with one axon and many dendrites.
See also: neuron
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Isolated nerve cells were categorized into unipolar, bipolar, and multipolar neurons as follows:
In Bunodosoma, the anti-RFamide antibody staining was far more effective than anti-FMRFamide, and revealed a dense plexus of multipolar neurons throughout the ectoderm of the tentacles.