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

nerve cell Nissl bodies degradation following peripheral nerve fibre damage

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.