FIRST-ORDER NEURON

the name that is given to the first neuron in a chain or a tract of neurons from a sensory receptor to the spinal cord.

FIRST-ORDER NEURON: "A first order neuron is in the somatosensory system."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FIRST-ORDER NEURON," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/first-order-neuron/ (accessed March 30, 2020).
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