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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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