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Syllabification: in·ter·nun·cial
Pronunciation: /ˌintərˈnənsēəl, -SHəl

Definition of internuncial in English:


[attributive] Anatomy & Physiology
(Of neurons) forming connections between other neurons in the central nervous system.


mid 19th century: from Latin internuntius (from inter- 'between' + nuntius 'messenger') + -al.

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