Neutron vs Neuron - What's the difference?

neutron | neuron |


As a noun neutron

is neutron.

As a proper noun neuron is

title of a peer reviewed journal established in 1988 by publisher cell press.

neutron

English

Noun

(wikipedia neutron) (en noun)
  • (particle) A subatomic particle forming part of the nucleus of an atom and having no charge; it is a combination of an up quark and two down quarks
  • Symbol: n

    Hypernyms

    * nucleon

    Derived terms

    * neutron bomb

    See also

    * electron * proton

    neuron

    English

    Alternative forms

    * neurone

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • (cytology) A cell of the nervous system, which conducts nerve impulses; consisting of an axon and several dendrites. Neurons are connected by synapses.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-08-03, volume=408, issue=8847, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= The machine of a new soul , passage=The yawning gap in neuroscientists’ understanding of their topic is in the intermediate scale of the brain’s anatomy. Science has a passable knowledge of how individual nerve cells, known as neurons , work. It also knows which visible lobes and ganglia of the brain do what. But how the neurons are organised in these lobes and ganglia remains obscure.}}

    Synonyms

    * neurocyte * nerve cell

    Derived terms

    * neural * neuralgia * neuritis * neurology * neuronal * neuronic * neuronally * neuroscience * neurosis

    See also

    * neura * neurode * (wikipedia "neuron")