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Descriptor English:   Neurons 
Descriptor Spanish:   Neuronas 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Neurônios 
Synonyms English:   Cell, Nerve
Cells, Nerve
Nerve Cell
Nerve Cells
Tree Number:   A08.675
Definition English:   The basic cellular units of nervous tissue. Each neuron consists of a body, an axon, and dendrites. Their purpose is to receive, conduct, and transmit impulses in the NERVOUS SYSTEM. 
Indexing Annotation English:   do not use as a substitute or synonym for BRAIN /cytol
See Related English:   Neural Conduction
History Note English:   NERVE CELLS was see under NEUROGLIA & NEURONS 1963-74 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CH chemistry CL classification
CY cytology DE drug effects
EN enzymology IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
PS parasitology PA pathology
PH physiology RE radiation effects
TR transplantation UL ultrastructure
VI virology  
Record Number:   9666 
Unique Identifier:   D009474 

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