neuroid


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neuroid

 [noor´oid]
resembling a nerve.

neu·roid

(nū'royd),
Resembling a nerve; nervelike.
[neuro- + G. eidos, resemblance]

neu·roid

(nūr'oyd)
Resembling a nerve; nervelike.
[neuro- + G. eidos, resemblance]

neuroid

resembling a nerve.
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Neurotized melanocytic nevi are a subset of compound or intradermal melanocytic nevi with areas composed of spindle-shaped melanocytes arranged in cords or fascicles resembling neuroid structures in the dermis, (1,2) which represent the end of development of an intradermal melanocytic nevus.
24) Given the histologic and immunologic similarities to neuroid tissue, type C melanocytes were initially thought to result from metaplasia or maturation of melanocytes into Schwannian cells with acquisition of a peripheral nerve phenotype.