nervous tissue


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Noun1.nervous tissue - tissue composed of neuronsnervous 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
References in classic literature ?
they must be bodily movements in whose causation the special properties of nervous tissue are involved.
James turned away and went down the passage to restore his nervous tissues with coffee.
This allowed the creature's nervous tissue to be fossilized, providing researchers with new insights into panarthropods' evolutionary developments.
Although percutaneous exposures are more likely to result in successful transmission of rabies virus to humans (1), transmission can occur when infectious material, such as saliva or nervous tissue from an infected animal, comes into direct contact with human mucosa (2).
Among the chapter topics are light and transmission electron microscopy, skeletal tissue: cartilage and bone, nervous tissue, digestive system: oral cavity and major salivary glands, male and female reproductive systems, and organs of special senses: visual and auditory systems.
This setup allows movement at each joint, without the delicate nervous tissue being severed.
Allergic reaction also causes an increase in neurogenesis, the growth and development of nervous tissue, which is known to decline with age.
According to researchers, multiple Sclerosis is a chronic progressive auto-immune disease in which the body's own immune system attacks the nervous tissue, potentially resulting in movement disorders, Health news reported.
In modern speak this is what's we call a 'no-brainer,' a conclusion so easy to make it requires zero processing ability from the organ of soft nervous tissue contained within our skull.
In modern speak this is what's we call a 'no-brainer,' -- a conclusion so easy to make it requires zero processing ability from the organ of soft nervous tissue contained within our skull.
Neuromobilization belongs to manual therapy methods which deal with the nervous tissue and the tissues surrounding the nervous system.