tigroid

See chromophil substance. [G. tigroeides, fr. tigris, tiger, + eidos, appearance]

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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 of Nissl substance

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ti·groid (tiґgroid) [Gr. tigroeidēs tiger-spotted] striped like a tiger, as Nissl bodies or a tigroid fundus oculi.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • tigroid — tigroid:⇨streifig …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • tigroid — ti|gro|id <Adj.> [zu lat. tigris (↑Tiger) u. griech. oeide̅s = ähnlich, zu: eĩdos = Aussehen, Form] (Zool.): wie ein Tiger gestreift …   Universal-Lexikon

  • tigroid — ti|gro|i̱d [zu gr. τιγρις = Tiger u. ↑...id]: tigerfellartig gefleckt (bezogen z. B. auf das Aussehen von Nervenzellen nach Einlagerungen von Nissl Schollen im Neuroplasma) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • tigroid — ti|gro|id* <aus gleichbed. gr. tigroeide̅s zu tígris »Tiger«, dies aus dem Pers.> tigerähnlich gestreift (Zool.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • tigroid — ti·groid …   English syllables

  • tigroid — ˈtīˌgrȯid adjective Etymology: Greek tigroeidēs, from tigris tiger + oeidēs oid 1. : resembling a tiger especially in being striped or spotted 2. : being or consisting of Nissl substance …   Useful english dictionary

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

  • tigroid bodies — Nissl b s …   Medical dictionary

  • tigroid masses — Nissl bodies …   Medical dictionary

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

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