tigroid bodies

Nissl b's.

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  • tigroid substance — n NISSL BODIES * * * Nissl bodies …   Medical dictionary

  • tigroid — See chromophil substance. [G. tigroeides, fr. tigris, tiger, + eidos, appearance] * * * ti·groid tī .grȯid adj 1) having a striped or spotted appearance <pathological changes in the eye resulted in a tigroid fundus> 2) being or consisting… …   Medical dictionary

  • tigroid masses — Nissl bodies …   Medical dictionary

  • tigroid granules — noun plural : nissl bodies …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nissl bodies — nis əl n pl discrete granular bodies of variable size that occur in the cell body and dendrites but not the axon of neurons, are composed of RNA and polyribosomes, are stained with basic dyes (as methylene blue), and give a striped appearance to… …   Medical dictionary

  • substance — Stuff; material. SYN: substantia [TA], matter. [L. substantia, essence, material, fr. sub sto, to stand under, be present] alpha s. SYN: reticular s. (1). anterior perforated s. [TA] a region at the base …   Medical dictionary

  • body — 1. The head, neck, trunk, and extremities. The human b., consisting of head (caput), neck (collum), trunk (truncus), and limbs (membra). 2. The material part of a human, as distinguished from the …   Medical dictionary

  • Disease — Illness or sickness often characterized by typical patient problems (symptoms) and physical findings (signs). Disruption sequence: The events that occur when a fetus that is developing normally is subjected to a destructive agent such as the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Nissl body — Image of a Nissl stained histological section through the rodent hippocampus showing various classes of neurons …   Wikipedia

  • Motor neuron — Neuron: Motor neuron Micrograph of the hypoglossal nucleus showing motor neurons with their c …   Wikipedia

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