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somata

  1. plural of soma
    • 2009 January 18, Leopoldo Petreanu et al., “The subcellular organization of neocortical excitatory connections”, in Nature, volume 457, number 7233, DOI:10.1038/nature07709, pages 1142-1145:
      As a consequence, the peak values of the distribution of inputs were sometimes centred on the somata, although somata are mostly devoid of excitatory synapses (Figs 2 and 3 ).