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  • I'd like to see a citation for this word.

    July 17, 2010

  • In the present study, rat dorsal root ganglion sensory neurons and ventricolumna motoneurons following isolated culture in vitro were used to investigate synergistic effects of NGF, CNTF and GDNF on survival and growth of neurons.

    --J. Chen, et al., 2010, Advances in Medical Sciences 55: 32

    July 18, 2010

  • This word seems to have been first introduced in dictionaries. It's in MW3 and goes back to at least 1916 (The American Illustrated Medical Dictionary, 8th ed., p. 1017), but it seems not to have escaped until recently.

    July 18, 2010