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alba

 [al´bah] (L.)
white.
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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.
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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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