Amacrine

Cellule amacrine

Cellule nerveuse bipolaire (présente dans l'œil des vertébrés) souvent dépourvue d'axone. On la trouve au niveau de la rétine. Les cellules granulaires du bulbe olfactif sont aussi des exemples de neurone amacrine.

  • Portail de la médecine Portail de la médecine
Ce document provient de « Cellule amacrine ».

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Contenu soumis à la licence CC-BY-SA. Source : Article Amacrine de Wikipédia en français (auteurs)

Regardez d'autres dictionnaires:

  • amacrine — ˈaməˌkrīn, āˈmaˌk adjective Etymology: a (II) + macr + Greek in , is fiber, muscle, strength : of, relating to, or being an amacrine cell amacrine synapses …   Useful english dictionary

  • amacrine — 1. A cell or structure lacking a long, fibrous process. 2. Denoting such a cell or structure. SEE ALSO: a. cell. [G. a priv. + makros, long, + is (in ), fiber] * * * am·a·crine (amґə krēn) [a 1 + macro + inos] 1. having no long… …   Medical dictionary

  • amacrine — adj. [Gr. a, without; makros, long; inos, fiber] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) Pertaining to a unipolar nerve cell within a synaptic region of the brain, i.e., the antennal lobes or the medulla; amacrinal adj …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • amacrine — 1. noun Any cell that does not have a long process 2. adjective Without long processes …   Wiktionary

  • amacrine — adj. (Biology) without long processes, having no long process …   English contemporary dictionary

  • amacrine — am·a·crine …   English syllables

  • amacrine cell — n a unipolar nerve cell found in the retina, in the olfactory bulb, and in close connection with the Purkinje cells of the cerebellum * * * any of five types of retinal neurons that seem to lack large axons, having only processes that resemble… …   Medical dictionary

  • Amacrine cell — Infobox neuron neuron name = Amacrine cell image neuron = Amacrine.png caption neuron = Xenopus retinal cells stained for cdk2/cyclin2 with red arrow indicating amacrine cell. IPL is shown in white. location = INL of the retina function =… …   Wikipedia

  • amacrine cell — A class of neuron of the middle layer of the retina, with processes parallel to the plane of the retina. They are thought to be involved in image processing …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • amacrine cell — noun : a unipolar nerve cell found in the retina, in the olfactory bulb, and in close connection with the Purkinje cells of the cerebellum …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”