tigroid bodies

Ni·ssl sub·stance

(nis'ĕl),
the material consisting of granular endoplasmic reticulum and ribosomes that occurs in nerve cell bodies and dendrites.
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tigroid bodies

Masses of chromophil substance present in the cell bodies of neurons. See: Nissl body
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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
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