nervous tissue


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nervous tissue

[′nər·vəs ¦tish·ü]
(histology)
The nerve cells and neuroglia of the nervous system.
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The axons grew at about 1 millimeter per day to a length of 1 centimeter, creating the first engineered living human nervous tissue constructs.
Mesoderm was represented by cartilage, bone, smooth muscle, and nervous tissue.
Recent progress in controlling immune attacks, coupled with rapid advances in the neurosciences, have made nervous tissue repair and protection emergent areas of MS research, prompting the National MS Society's unprecedented investment.
Common to all TSE diseases is the accumulation of the abnormal PrPSc form of the normal prion protein PrPC, predominantly in the brain and nervous tissue in late stage disease.
Nervous tissue is extremely delicate and protected by the meninges and cerebral spinal fluid all having an important role in the nervous system.
This anterior fat pad contains parasympathetic nervous tissue but has not been studied in depth.
This new variant form was discovered and linked to the ingestion of offal, ground upparts of the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and other nervous tissue often found in hot dogs, sausage, deli meats, potted meats, and other processed meat sources (Weihl & Roos).
CMV disease: an infection caused by a virus in the herpes family that can infect nervous tissue, in particular the retina of the eye (which can result in blindness).
This paper reports data on the effect of green tea on the lipid peroxidation products formation and parameters of antioxidative system of the liver, blood serum and central nervous tissue of healthy young rats drinking green tea for five weeks.
For this reason, the taking of stem cells from embryos in which no nervous tissue has yet appeared has received more acceptance than the taking of stem cells from more developed embryos or fetuses.
Neuroblastoma, which accounts for 13 per cent of child cancer deaths, is a cancer of immature nervous tissue that most commonly develops in the adrenal gland, next to the kidneys.
Researchers around the world are working on ways of helping people with serious spinal injury to regain normal power and sensation, and there has been some success in regrowing nervous tissue in laboratories.