interneuron

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in·ter·neu·ron

 (ĭn′tər-no͝or′ŏn′, -nyo͝or′-)
n.
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.

interneuron

(ˌɪntəˈnjʊərɒn)
n
(Physiology) physiol any neuron that connects afferent and efferent neurons in a reflex arc. Also called: internuncial neuron

in•ter•neu•ron

(ˌɪn tərˈnʊər ɒn, -ˈnyʊər-)

n.
a neuron that functions entirely within the central nervous system, esp. in conveying impulses between sensory and motor neurons.
[1935–40]
in`ter•neu′ro•nal (-ˈnʊər ə nl, -ˈnyʊər-, -nʊˈroʊn l, -nyʊ-) adj.
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Striatal interneurones: chemical, physiological and morphological characterization.
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Coordination of locomotor and cardiorespiratory networks of Lymnaea stagnalis by a pair of identified interneurones. J.
Transneuronal transport of wheat germ agglutinin conjugated horseradish peroxidase into last order spinal interneurones projecting to acromio- and spinodeltoideus motoneurones in the cat.