neuropile


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Noun1.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
nerve tissue, nervous tissue - tissue composed of neurons
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
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neu·ro·pil

, neuropile
n. neurópilo, red de fibras nerviosas (dendritas y neuritas) y de las células de la glia interrumpidas por sinapses en partes del tejido nervioso.
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According to these results, our group reported through a histopathological study that a marked expression of MT-I and MT-II was present in the cytoplasm and neuropile in brain regions of patients with ETL, providing more evidence about the role that MT plays in epilepsy [108].
Edema of the neuropile was observed in the ischemic zone, furthermore there were no neurons with normal morphology in the deep-ischemic zone.
With this tracer it was also possible to label the axonal processes projecting from the cerebral commissure toward the metacerebrum neuropile. This labelled metacerebrum neuronal cluster extends from the ganglionic dorsal surface toward the cerebral commissure (medial) level (about 500 [micro]m in length) and seems to be bilaterally symmetric.
6), Amyelinic nervous fibers in the neuropile were observed and some changes in the conformation of the myelin cover and altered mitochondria with loss of crests were also detected (FIG.
The POVL contains neurons that differentiate as late as early juvenile rudiment formation, and project axons to the pre-oral neuropile. These neurons were initially discovered by Bishop and Brandhorst (2007) because they express nitric oxide synthase (NOS), an enzyme that produces NO, previously shown to regulate the timing of metamorphosis in L.
Organization of a sensory neuropile in the auditory pathway of two groups of Orthoptera.