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Renshaw cells

Pronunciation: ren′shaw

Definition: inhibitory interneurons that are innervated by collaterals from motoneurons and in turn form synapses with the same and adjacent motoneurons to exert inhibition; identified physiologically and by intracellular injection technique.

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