neuristor


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neuristor

[nu̇′ris·tər]
(electronics)
A device that behaves like a nerve fiber in having attenuationless propagation of signals; one goal of research is development of a complete artificial nerve cell, containing many neuristors, that could duplicate the function of the human eye and brain in recognizing characters and other visual images.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.