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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.

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.
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