nerve tissue


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Noun1.nerve tissue - tissue composed of neuronsnerve 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
fasciculus, fiber bundle, fibre bundle, fascicle - a bundle of fibers (especially nerve fibers)
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
substantia alba, white matter - whitish nervous tissue of the CNS consisting of neurons and their myelin sheaths
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This was the killed-virus vaccine inoculated on nerve tissue developed in 1911.
The event raised money for charities including Help For Heroes, The Hospice Of St Francis, and Ollie Sweeney -- a two-year-old boy who has cancer of the nerve tissue.
Homa Bay County Referral Hospital acting CEO Meshach Liru said the student lost his speech because his nerve tissue was affected.
When the organoids were transplanted along with mesenchymal connecting tissue that allows the glands to attach to other tissues, the implanted tissues were found to be properly connected to nerve tissue.
Rosie, from Port Glasgow, Inverclyde, is battling neuroblastoma - a type of cancer that forms in nerve tissue. Despite gruelling treatment, the cancer has recurred twice.
Nerve tissue regenerates at the rate of approximately one millimetre a day and, considering that the hand is approximately 15cm long, we can only estimate that it will take a minimum of three months for him to feel any sensation in his hand," said the surgeon.RECOVERY PROCESSOccupational therapist Paul Kirui said the recovery process would involve careful observation of the patient coupled with exercise and medication.
Three-year-old Layla lost her battle with neuroblastoma, a type of cancer that forms in the nerve tissue, on Saturday, 13 January.
Engineered neural graft integrates advanced biomaterials (including various bioactive factors), and suitable stem cells can be orchestrated to facilitate nerve tissue repair and regeneration.
Nerve tissue engineering (NTE) is one of the most promising strategies for restoring CNS function in humans; in reality, the growth and distribution of cells within three-dimensional (3D) microporous scaffolds is of clinical significance for neuroengineering.
A neuroma, also known as a "pinched nerve", is a benign growth of nerve tissue that causes a burning sensation, tingling or numbness.
But in the womb, the amniotic fluid eats away at the exposed nerve tissue, worsening the condition and its complications.