Neuron vs Neurons - What's the difference?

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As a proper noun neuron

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

As a noun neurons is




Alternative forms

* neurone


  • (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.}}


    * neurocyte * nerve cell

    Derived terms

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

    See also

    * neura * neurode * (wikipedia "neuron")




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