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(not in UMLS) - Medium Spiny Cell
|Definition - Medium Spiny Cell Main projection neuron found in caudate nucleus,
nucleus accumbens. Characterized by small soma, 10-15 µm, unindented
nucleus with little cytoplasm, and 3-5 spherically radiating dendrites
covered by dendritic spines. Neurotransmitter is GABA but may co-express
one or more neuropeptides.
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