Definition of Nerve tissue
1. Noun. Tissue composed of neurons.
Generic synonyms: Animal Tissue
Group relationships: Nervous System, Systema Nervosum
Specialized synonyms: Fascicle, Fasciculus, Fiber Bundle, Fibre Bundle, Neuropil, Neuropile, Gray Matter, Gray Substance, Grey Matter, Grey Substance, Substantia Grisea, Substantia Alba, White Matter
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Literary usage of Nerve tissue
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1. Microscopical Morphology of the Animal Body in Health and Disease by Carl Heitzmann (1882)
"Inflammation of nerve-tissue is characterized by occurrences very similar ... All varieties of nerve-tissue — the gray substance, the ganglionic elements, ..."
2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1864)
"But although there is this uninterrupted continuity between all the constituent elements of the cord—although, perhaps, the nerve-tissue actually changes by ..."
3. A Text-book of Histology by Frederick Randolph Bailey (1906)
"nerve tissue. The Neurone. IN most of the cells thus far described the ... Some of these processes are known as nerve fibres; and nerve tissue was long ..."
4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1905)
"... It possesses direct nutrient properties for nerve tissue and checks the persistent enfeeblement of neural energy in neurasthenic and ..."
5. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1877)
"Here, for instance, is a sketch of highly magnified nerve-tissue as we find it in the human brain, and here is one of my own drawings of nerve-tissue as I ..."
6. A Textbook of Human Physiology: Including a Section on Physiologic Apparatus. by Albert Philson Brubaker (1922)
"The nerve-tissue, which unites and coordinates the various organs and tissues of the ... The nerve-tissue has been resolved by the investigations of modern ..."
7. A Handbook of Pathological Anatomy and Histology: With an Introductory by Francis Delafield, Theophil Mitchell Prudden (1901)
"... Methods of Preparation of nerve tissue for Microscopical Study. The general methods of hardening have already been given on pages 16 and 19. ..."