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."
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