Nissl substance


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Ni·ssl sub·stance

(nis'ĕl),
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)
The material consisting of granular endoplasmic reticulum and ribosomes that occurs in nerve cell bodies and dendrites.
Synonym(s): Nissl bodies, Nissl granules.

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.
Nissl substance - the material consisting of granular endoplasmic reticulum and ribosomes that occurs in nerve cell bodies and dendrites. Synonym(s): basophil substance; Nissl bodies; Nissl granules; substantia basophilia; tigroid bodies