white matter

NOUN
  1. whitish nervous tissue of the CNS consisting of neurons and their myelin sheaths
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  • These changes were observed in a multifocal distribution involving the white matter of the cerebrum, cerebellum, brain stem, and spinal cord.
  • Two pairs of medial and lateral longitudinal striae of white matter are embedded within the gray matter of the indusium, creating four fine ridges.
  • Moniz soon refined his technique by designing a "leucotome," an instrument with a retractable wire loop and later replaced with a steel band, which he used to cut six cores in the white matter of each hemisphere. Controversial Psychosurgery Resulted in a Nobel Prize
  • Results: There were differences between volume density (Vv), surface density (Sv) and length density (Lv) of blood vessel of grey and white matter inside spinal cord. Conclusion: Volume...
  • Postural hypotension has been associated with cerebral hypoperfusion and decreased oxygenation of the frontal lobes and with the presence of white matter lesions corresponding to demyelination and arteriosclerosis.
  • (b) The cingulum is a band of white matter contained within the cingulate gyrus. IX. Neurology. 4c. The Fore-brain or Prosencephalon
  • The spinal cord consists of an outer portion, mainly of nervous fibres, the white matter, and of inner, ganglionated, and more highly vascular grey matter. Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata
  • Adjacent sections were stained with 0.5 per cent cresyl violet to localize the gray and white matter.
  • Cats have frontal, temporal, occipital, and parietal lobes of their cerebral cortex, as we do, and these brain regions are composed of gray and white matter.
  • Much of the decline seemed to be related to a 93 percent drop in the number of preterm infants with severe damage to the white matter of the newborn's brain, called cystic periventricular leukomalacia. chicagotribune.com - News
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