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  • adj. Outside of a neuron


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From extra- +‎ neuronal


  • In particular, the possibility exists that extraneuronal compartments may participate importantly in the modulation of the wave process that characterize the intracellular records, and that these wave processes may rank at least equivalently with neuronal firing in the transaction of information and even more importantly in its deposition and recall.

    Eric R. Kandel - Autobiography

  • Fuxe, Demonstration of extraneuronal 5-hydroxytryptamine accumulation in brain following membrane-pump blockade by chlorimipramine, Brain Research 12 1969: 456-60.

    Alcohol and The Addictive Brain

  • Recently, the extraneuronal GABAergic system has been implicated as a new link to airway obstruction in asthma.

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  • University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, United Kingdom Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) differs from other human prion diseases in that the pathogenic prion protein PrPSc can be detected to a greater extent at extraneuronal sites throughout the body, principally within lymphoid tissues.



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