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.

tigroid bodies

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

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