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alba

 [al´bah] (L.)
white.

white mat·ter

[TA]
those regions of the brain and spinal cord that are largely or entirely composed of nerve fibers and contain few or no neuronal cell bodies or dendrites.

alba

/al·ba/ (al´bah) [L.] white.

alba

[al′bə]
literally, 'white,' as in linea alba.

white mat·ter

(wīt mat'ĕr) [TA]
Those regions of the brain and spinal cord that are largely or entirely composed of nerve fibers and contain few or no neuronal cell bodies or dendrites.
Synonym(s): substantia alba, white substance.

alba

[L.] white.
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