Definition of Substantia alba

1. Noun. Whitish nervous tissue of the CNS consisting of neurons and their myelin sheaths.

Exact synonyms: White Matter
Generic synonyms: Nerve Tissue, Nervous Tissue
Terms within: Fibrous Astrocyte
Specialized synonyms: Nerve Pathway, Nerve Tract, Pathway, Tract
Substance meronyms: Central Nervous System, Cns, Systema Nervosum Centrale



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Literary usage of Substantia alba

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1. The Anatomy of the Brain: A Manual for Students and Practitioners of by Jacob F. Burkholder (1912)
"External to the nucleus lentiformis is seen a very thin band of substantia alba, the capsula externa, connecting the substantia alba of the lobus frontalis ..."

2. Neurological Technique: Some Special Histological Methods Employed for the by Irving Hardesty (1901)
"substantia alba (white matter).— Funiculi posteriores, composed of the funiculus ... In the pars lumbalis the substantia alba begins to predominate. Why ? ..."

3. Reprints of Papers from the Department of Anatomy of the University of by California University. Dept. of anatomy (1903)
"The area of the substantia alba in the different sections (column 3) decreases more regularly and more rapidly than the area of the corresponding substantia ..."

4. The Nervous System and Its Constituent Neurones: Designed for the Use of by Lewellys Franklin Barker (1899)
"... 19, perikaryon in dorsal commissure; HO, perikaryon in substantia alba ; 21, ... axones go to the lateral funiculus; 37, perikaryon in substantia alba ..."

5. The Journal of Comparative Neurology by Denison University (1903)
"Throughout its whole extent the wound passes through the substantia alba of the occipital lobe, into the cortex covering its under surface. ..."

6. The Journal of Comparative Neurology and Psychology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1904)
"In a rat ten days younger (sixty days old at the time of operation) there arc considerable areas of degeneration in the substantia alba. ..."

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