from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A threadlike process of a neuron, especially the prolonged axon that conducts nerve impulses.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A minute cord conveying molecular disturbance which serves as a stimulus to some peripheral active organ or to some central nervous mechanism.
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- noun anatomy An
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- noun a threadlike extension of a nerve cell
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