neuroid


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neuroid

(ˈnjʊərɔɪd)
n
(Biology) histology obsolete either of the halves of a neural arch
adj
(Biology) biology resembling a nerve or neural structure, whether in appearance or behaviour and properties
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It is usually a pigmented lesion, sometimes a neuroid nevus, a blue nevus, a neurofibroma, or a primary or secondary malignant melanoma, surrounded by a halo of depigmented zone.
Neurotized melanocytic nevi are a subset of compound or intradermal melanocytic nevi with areas composed of spindle-shaped melanocytes arranged in cords or fascicles resembling neuroid structures in the dermis, (1,2) which represent the end of development of an intradermal melanocytic nevus.
Neuroid conduction and the evolution of conducting tissues.