BIPOLAR NEURON

n. a specialized neuron observed to have only two processes present: the axon and a dendrite (dendron). These processes extend from the cell body at opposite ends, both serving as a pathway for sensory impulses. See bipolar cell.

BIPOLAR NEURON: "A bipolar neuron is a specialized sensory nerve cell which appears to have only two processes extending from opposite poles."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BIPOLAR NEURON," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/bipolar-neuron/ (accessed December 4, 2020).
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