chromatolytic


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chro·ma·tol·y·sis

 (krō′mə-tŏl′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The dissolution or disintegration of chromophil material, such as chromatin, within a cell.

chro·mat′o·lyt′ic (-măt′l-ĭt′ĭk) adj.

chromatolytic

(krəˌmætəˈlɪtɪk)
adj
relating to chromatolysis
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The section of the medial prefrontal cortex of the 78 mg/kg Allium sativum group showed loss of Nissl substance stain in most of the neurons with chromatolytic appearance throughout the cortical layers compared with the control group (Figure 4b).
Another typical finding is Pick cells or so-called swollen chromatolytic neurons.
Scattered chromatolytic anterior horn neurons were observed on hematoxylin-eosin--stained sections of the lumbar spinal cord.