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Relay neuron

Definition

noun

A local circuit neuron of the central nervous system that relays impulses between afferent neuron to efferent neuron.


Supplement

Example of relay neuron is any of the interneurons found in the central nervous system, such as the Golgi cells and stellate cells in the cerebellum.


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Motion of Olfactory Cilia?

... clarify what Darby has already explained. The olfactory pathway has 2 neurons. The cilia are part of the first neuron, which starts in the nose ... what's inside olfactory cilia, I would venture to say a lot of signal relay molecules and scaffold proteins, and some cytoskeleton elements to ...

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by MrMistery
Wed Jun 04, 2008 4:57 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Motion of Olfactory Cilia?
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