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Related to Nissl substance: calciphylaxis, wallerian degeneration, Nissl stain, central chromatolysis, Neurofibrils
the material consisting of granular endoplasmic reticulum and ribosomes that occurs in nerve cell bodies and dendrites.
Niss·l sub·stance(nis'ĕl sub'stăns)
Nissl,Franz, German neurologist, 1860-1919.
Nissl bodies - Synonym(s): Nissl substance
Nissl degeneration - cell body degeneration occurring after transection of the axon.
Nissl granules - Synonym(s): Nissl substance
Nissl methods - staining techniques.
Nissl stain - a method for staining nerve cells.