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 (ĭn′tər-no͝or′ŏn′, -nyo͝or′-)
A nerve cell found entirely within the central nervous system that acts as a link between sensory neurons and motor neurons.

in′ter·neu′ro·nal (-no͝or′ə-nəl, -nyo͝or′-, -no͝o-rō′-, -nyo͝o-) adj.
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(Physiology) physiol any neuron that connects afferent and efferent neurons in a reflex arc. Also called: internuncial neuron
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(ˌɪn tərˈnʊər ɒn, -ˈnyʊər-)

a neuron that functions entirely within the central nervous system, esp. in conveying impulses between sensory and motor neurons.
in`ter•neu′ro•nal (-ˈnʊər ə nl, -ˈnyʊər-, -nʊˈroʊn l, -nyʊ-) adj.
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This cascade of events contributes to central sensitization of GABAergic interneuron dysfunction [30-33].
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This knowledge is of particular importance for using iNs as a potential cell replacement therapy against one of the most severe and pharmacoresistant forms of epilepsy, where seizures often originate in the temporal lobe, in particular, in the hippocampus, and where certain interneuron populations degenerate [22-24].
A slight loss of certain interneuron types is visible in the stratum oriens and hilus.