internuncial fibers

nerve fibers connecting two or more neurons.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • internuncial — 1. Indicating a neuron functionally interposed between two or more other neurons. 2. Acting as a medium of communication between two organs. [L. internuntius (or nuncius), a messenger between two parties, fr. inter, between, + nuncius, a… …   Medical dictionary

  • internuncial — /in teuhr nun sheuhl/, adj. 1. serving to announce or connect. 2. Anat. (of a nerve cell or a chain of nerve cells) serving to connect nerve fibers. [1835 45; < L internunti(us) intermediary + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • internuncial — adj. connecting; acting as a connector between nerve fibers (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Neuron — A nerve cell, the basic impulse conducting unit of the nervous system. Neurons send and receive electrical signals over long distances within the body. A neuron may send electrical output signals to muscle neurons (called motor neurons or… …   Medical dictionary

  • tractus pyramidalis — 1. [TA] pyramidal tract: a term generally applied to several groups of fibers (corticonuclear, corticospinal, and corticoreticular) arising chiefly in the sensorimotor regions of the cerebral cortex and descending in the internal capsule,… …   Medical dictionary

  • List of anatomical topics — This page aims to list articles related to anatomy. This list is not necessarily complete or up to date if you see an article that should be here but isn t (or one that shouldn t be here but is), please update the page accordingly. NOTOC A… …   Wikipedia

  • trabecula — n.; pl. lae [L. trabecula, little beam] 1. A small bar, rod, bundle of fibers, or septum together with other trabeculae which form part of the framework of various organs; see internuncial process. 2. (MOLLUSCA: Cephalopoda) In squid and… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • in´ter|nun´cial|ly — in|ter|nun|cial «IHN tuhr NUHN shuhl», adjective. 1. Anatomy. serving to connect nerve fibers or their paths of transmission: »internuncial neurons. 2. of or having to do with an internuncio. ╂[< inter + Latin nuncius, or nuntius messenger +… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in|ter|nun|cial — «IHN tuhr NUHN shuhl», adjective. 1. Anatomy. serving to connect nerve fibers or their paths of transmission: »internuncial neurons. 2. of or having to do with an internuncio. ╂[< inter + Latin nuncius, or nuntius messenger + English al1]… …   Useful english dictionary

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