chromatolysis

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chromatolysis

 [kro″mah-tol´ĭ-sis]
1. the solution and disintegration of the chromatin of cell nuclei.
2. disintegration of the Nissl bodies of a neuron as a result of injury, fatigue, or exhaustion.

chro·ma·tol·y·sis

(krō'mă-tol'i-sis),
The disintegration of the granules of chromophil substance (Nissl bodies) in a nerve cell body that may occur after exhaustion of the cell or damage to its peripheral process; other changes considered part of chromatolysis include swelling of the perikaryon and shifting of the nucleus from its central position to the periphery.
[chromato- + G. lysis, dissolution]

chromatolysis

/chro·ma·tol·y·sis/ (kro″mah-tol´ĭ-sis) disintegration of Nissl bodies of a neuron as a result of injury, fatigue, or exhaustion.

chromatolysis

(krō′mə-tŏl′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The dissolution or disintegration of chromophil material, such as chromatin, within a cell.

chro·mat′o·lyt′ic (-măt′l-ĭt′ĭk) adj.

chro·ma·tol·y·sis

(krō'mă-tol'i-sis)
The disintegration of the granules of chromophil substance (Nissl bodies) in a nerve cell body that may occur after exhaustion of the cell or damage to its peripheral process.
Synonym(s): chromolysis.
[chromato- + G. lysis, dissolution]

chromatolysis

Loss of the ability of a part of a cell to take up a stain from microscopic purposes. Nuclear chromatolysis implies dissolution of the nucleus.

chromatolysis

1. the solution and disintegration of the chromatin of cell nuclei.
2. disintegration of the Nissl bodies of a neuron as a result of injury, fatigue or exhaustion.