Definitions for "Nerve cell"
see neuron
the basic unit of the nervous system; transmits chemical messages throughout the body
a cell that is specialized to conduct nerve impulses
a voting mechanism with a quorum that needs to be reached before a firing occurs (apart from the few self-generated spikes a second that will occur nonetheless)
a kind of phagocyte, as I mentioned in chapter three
an electrostatic device that operates very differently from a wire
Keywords:  extended, send, signals, object, place
an extended object that can send signals from one place to another