Adjective "neuronal" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/njʊəˈrəʊn(ə)l/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Relating to a neuron or neurons.
  1. 'Caffeine stimulates the central nervous system, thus increasing neuronal activity and brain function.'
  2. 'Gliosis is linked to neuronal degeneration and may explain the loss of the hypocretin cells.'
  3. 'Neuronal stem cells could be induced to form new connections to repair damage.'
  4. 'There is the real danger of permanent neuronal damage.'
  5. 'Ecstasy alters neuronal function in a brain structure called the hippocampus, which helps create short-term memory.'

Definitions

1. Cell Biology. a specialized, impulse-conducting cell that is the functional unit of the nervous system, consisting of the cell body and its processes, the axon and dendrites.

More examples(as adjective)

"tissues can be neuronal."

"genes can be neuronal."

"cells can be neuronal."

"activities can be neuronal."

"losses can be neuronal."

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Origin

(neuron)