Definitions for "Neurite"
Keywords:  axon, dendrite, neuron, soma, nerve
Long process growing from a nerve cell in culture. A generic term that does not specify whether the process is an axon or a dendrite.
extension of a nerve cell body which conducts stimuli away from the cell body; the axon.
neuron = nerve (q.v.); axon (= axis cylinder, q.v.) of nerve cell, conducting signals away from soma; cf. dendrite.
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