Definition of Brain cell

1. Noun. A nerve cell in the brain.

Generic synonyms: Nerve Cell, Neuron
Specialized synonyms: Golgi Cell, Golgi's Cell, Purkinje Cell
Group relationships: Brain, Encephalon

Definition of Brain cell

1. Noun. (cytology) A cell in the brain, such as a neuron or a glial cell. ¹

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Literary usage of Brain cell

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1. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"Honegger P. Biochemical differentiation in serum-free aggregating brain cell cultures. In: Cell Culture in the Neurosciences (Bottenstein JE, Sato G, eds). ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"Here our purpose is to discuss the cause of the brain-cell changes. We have seen that in crossed brain and body circulation trauma cause changes in the ..."

3. Unsoundness of Mind by Thomas Smith Clouston (1911)
"General paralysis is, on the whole, the most marked example and illustration of the way in which brain cell and mind go together when the former is ..."

4. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1904)
"nerve; here the nerve-current is stimulated, which ultimately stimulates the brain-cell and produces the sensation of sound, tones. If the brain-cell, ..."

5. Surgery, Its Principles and Practice by William Williams Keen (1913)
"In the rabbit subjected to acute and to chronic fear the brain-cell changes were as follows: In acute fear, if killed immediately, the Nissl substance was ..."

6. Psychotherapy by Hugo Münsterberg (1909)
"First, there are millions of brain cells of which each one may have its particular quality of sensation, and second, each brain cell may work with any ..."

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