Definition of “nerve cell” - English Dictionary

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“nerve cell” in British English

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nerve cellnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈnɜːv ˌsel/ us /ˈnɝːv ˌsel/

Examples from literature

  • When light wavelengths reach the eye, they act on special nerve cells called cones. 

(Definition of “nerve cell” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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