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neuropil

 [noor´ro-pil]
a dense feltwork of interwoven cytoplasmic processes of nerve cells (dendrites and axons) and of neuroglial cells in the central nervous system and some parts of the peripheral nervous system.

neu·ro·pil

, neuropile (nū'rō-pil, -pīl),
The complex, feltlike net of axonal, dendritic, and glial arborizations; forms the bulk of the central nervous system's gray matter, and in which the nerve cell bodies lie embedded.
[neuro- + G. pilos, felt]

neuropil

/neu·ro·pil/ (noor´o-pil) a feltwork of interwoven dendrites and axons and of neuroglial cells in the gray matter of the central nervous system.

neu·ro·pil

, neuropile (nūr'ō-pil, -pīl)
The complex, feltlike net of axonal, dendritic, and glial arborizations that forms most of the gray matter of the central nervous system, and in which the nerve cell bodies lie embedded.
[neuro- + G. pilos, felt]

neuropil

the mass of DENDRITES and AXONS surrounding the cell bodies of the central nervous system.

neuropil, neuropile

a dense feltwork of interwoven cytoplasmic processes of nerve cells (dendrites and axons) and of neuroglial cells in the central nervous system and some parts of the peripheral nervous system.
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Antisera against SGL-II and SGL-I, which are specific to 3-O-MeGal and 4-O-MeGlcNAc, respectively, stained neuropil of ganglia Furthermore, anti SGL-II antiserum stained perineural tissues Antiserum against FGL-IIb, which is specific to pyruvic acid bound to galactose at the non-reducing end of glycolipids, only stained nerve bundles distinctly.
Vacuolization of the neuropil, its swelling and hydropic disturbances of neurons reflect the disturbances of the permeability of microcirculation blood stream, hence the permeability of HEB in general.
These afferents reach this nucleus' neuropil, overlapping it (without interneurons) and making a connection with structures related to autonomous control of the pons and medulla oblongata, but also directing themselves towards SC5, thereby interrelating themselves with trigeminal dynamics of pain in the head and neck (Caous et al.
In cases where there were random multifocal, linear areas of necrosis, and/or degeneration of the CNS neuropil associated with nonsuppurative and eosinophilic inflammation, these findings were considered compatible with parasitic tracts and strongly suggestive of an infection with P.
In the monkey studies, Rakic computed synapses per unit of neuropil & that is, whole cortical tissue, less blood vessels, glial cells, and nonneuronal cells and spaces.
Principal and secondary visual inputs are processed in separate pathways with distinct neuropil regions, including separate laminae and medullae (Strausfeld and Barth, 1993; Strausfeld et al.
Panels show multifocal mild to severe perivascular and neuropil infiltration of lymphocytes and monocytes (blue arrows in A-C); meningitis in a sulcus (black arrow in A); glial cell activation with notable astrocytosis, neuron degeneration, and neuronophagia (arrowhead in B); occasional hemorrhage (blue arrow in D); mild periventricular spongiosis (blue arrows in C); and meningitis (black arrow in C).
This trio of uniformly aggressive embryonal neoplasms, including the embryonal tumor with abundant neuropil and true rosettes, the ependymoblastoma, and the medulloepithelioma, are histologically united by the shared feature of lumen-forming, multilayered, ependymoblastic" rosettes.
2+] are increased in the neuropil of AD patients [36, 43].
The internal granular cell neuron layer was enlarged, separated by increased neuropil with scanty Purkinje cells.
Eosinophilic droplets were also observed mainly in the neuropil next to the perivascular spaces.