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- n. A type of neuron that has a nucleus that stains intensely
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In neurology, a name given by Nissl to certain nerve-cells in which the cell-body is very small but in which the nucleus is as large as in ordinary nerve-cells or at any rate larger than that of a neuroglia cell. See caryochrome.
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