RENSHAW CELL

Inhibitory interneurons present in the gray matter of the spinal cord; component of a negative feedback system which curtails fast, successive firing of motor neurons. See also: recurrent collateral inhibition.

RENSHAW CELL: "Renshaw cells are associated with alpha motor neurons."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RENSHAW CELL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/renshaw-cell/ (accessed May 31, 2020).
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