Nissl method

a method employed in the study of nerve cell bodies.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

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

  • Nissl bodies (granules substance) degeneration method of staining — Nis·sl bodies (granules, substance), degeneration, method of staining (nisґəl) [Franz Nissl, German neurologist, 1860–1919] see under body and degeneration, and see Stains and Staining Methods, under stain …   Medical dictionary

  • Franz Nissl — Portrait of Franz Nissl. Franz Nissl (9 September 1860 – 11 August 1919) was a German medical researcher. He was a noted neuropathologist. Contents 1 Early life …   Wikipedia

  • Histology — Not to be confused with Historiography. A stained histologic specimen, sandwiched between a glass microscope slide and coverslip, mounted on the stage of a light microscope …   Wikipedia

  • Onuf's nucleus — Medulla spinalis Substantia grisea (Onuf s nucleus not labeled, but region is visible) Latin nucleus nervi pudendi …   Wikipedia

  • Histologie — L’histologie (du grec ancien ἱστός tissu et λόγος discours) est la branche de la biologie et de la médecine qui étudie les tissus biologiques. Elle est à mi chemin entre la biologie cellulaire, l anatomie, la biochimie et la physiologie. On… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • toluidine blue O — n TOLUIDINE BLUE * * * a basic blue dye related to methylene blue; used for both orthochromatic and metachromatic staining. It is used for staining histologic sections, in the Nissl method of staining, as a nuclear counterstain, for staining… …   Medical dictionary

  • stain — 1. To discolor. 2. To color; to dye. 3. A discoloration. 4. A dye used in histologic and bacteriologic technique. 5. A procedure in which a dye or combination of dyes and reagents is used to color the constituents of cells and tissues. For… …   Medical dictionary

  • Neuron — This article is about cells in the nervous system. For other uses, see Neuron (disambiguation). Brain cell redirects here. For other uses, see Glial cell. Neuron: Nerve Cell …   Wikipedia

  • Chromatolysis — is the dissolution of the Nissl bodies in the cell body of a neuron. It is an induced response of the cell usually triggered by axotomy (severing or damaging of the axon), ischemia, toxicity to the cell, cell exhaustion, virus infections, and… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.