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Nervous tissue   /nˈərvəs tˈɪsjˌu/   Listen
Nervous tissue

Tissue composed of neurons.  Synonym: nerve tissue.

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"Nervous tissue" Quotes from Famous Books

... constitute but a small proportion of the entire mass of brain and nervous tissue of the body. In addition to these, there are not only the lower brain and the spinal cord and the countless ramifications of motor and sensory nerves throughout the body, but there are also separate nerve-centers or ganglia in every one of the visceral organs of the body. These ganglia have the power ...
— Psychology and Achievement • Warren Hilton

... the causation of the 'radiation' symptoms, it is difficult to discriminate the effects of neighbouring parenchymatous haemorrhages from those of local vibratory concussion of the nervous tissue. The local character of the signs seems, however, to point to causation by molecular disturbance, resulting from the conduction of forcible mechanical vibration to the brain tissue rather than to upset in ...
— Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900 • George Henry Makins

Words linked to "Nervous tissue" :   grey substance, gray matter, neuropile, nerve tissue, animal tissue, fascicle, grey matter, gray substance, fibre bundle, fasciculus, substantia grisea, neuropil, nervous system, substantia alba, systema nervosum, white matter, fiber bundle

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