the material consisting of granular endoplasmic reticulum and ribosomes that occurs in nerve cell bodies and dendrites.
Synonym(s): basophil substance, basophilic substance, chromophil substance, Nissl bodies, Nissl granules, substantia basophilia, tigroid bodies, tigroid substance
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(2) Tiger material, tiger substance, tigroid material A striated material of unknown significance, occasionally seen by light microscopy in the stroma of dysgerminomas and seminomas
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