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|Noun||1.||nerve tissue - tissue composed of neurons |
animal tissue - the tissue in the bodies of animals
nervous system, systema nervosum - the sensory and control apparatus consisting of a network of nerve cells
neuropil, neuropile - the complex network of unmyelinated axones, dendrites, and glial branches that form the bulk of the central nervous system's grey matter and in which nerve cell bodies are embedded
gray matter, gray substance, grey matter, grey substance, substantia grisea - greyish nervous tissue containing cell bodies as well as fibers; forms the cerebral cortex consisting of unmyelinated neurons