ganglion cell


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Related to ganglion cell: bipolar cell, Ganglion cell layer
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Noun1.ganglion cell - a nerve cell whose body is outside the central nervous system; "damage to ganglion cells in the retina may play a role in the development of glaucoma"
nerve cell, neuron - a cell that is specialized to conduct nerve impulses
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This study was performed to see whether the number of ganglion cell and thickness of longitudinal muscle layer in the colon and rectum of rats change over time from neonatal period to adulthood or not because, some of the contractile properties of gut may have correlation with it.
This defect leads to decreased cellular energy (ATP) production, increased reactive oxygen species (ROS) production and retinal ganglion cell dysfunction, which cause progressive loss of visual acuity and blindness.
This traumatic damage is caused by damage to the retinal ganglion cell, outer nuclear layer, and neuroglia, and the effects on the eye and visual system are diminished (Mohan et al.
Ganglion cell-inner plexiform layer thickness was evaluated with ganglion cell analysis software of Cirrus HD-OCT before surgery and at 1 month and 3 months after surgery and compared with control groups.
Although these types of tumors are extremely rare, diagnostic criteria and differential diagnosis are necessary, as is specifying the type of ganglion cell neoplasm (JOSHI, 2000; RIVARD et ah, 2016).
It will be of particular interest to evaluate changes in the nerve fiber layer, ganglion cell density, photoreceptor abnormalities, retinal thickness, and the quantification of the extracellular space of the retina.
The lead author of that paper, Kelsey Thompson of the University of Edinburgh said the retinal ganglion cell axons can be seen as a sentinel marker for neurodegeneration in the brain.
The lead author of that paper, Kelsey Thompson of the University of Edinburgh, said the retinal ganglion cell axons can be seen as a sentinel marker for neurodegeneration in the brain.
11] The prominence of the nucleolus of dorsal root ganglion cell bodies presumably reflects a high requirement for ribosomal gene transcription, ribosome production, and protein synthesis to maintain their large cell bodies and extensive axonal projections.
Neuroendocrine tumors do not show the ganglion cell and spindle cell components.