HyperDic: gray_matter

English > 1 sense of the expression gray matter:
NOUNbodygray matter, grey matter, grey substance, gray substance, substantia griseagreyish nervous tissue containing cell bodies as well as fibers
English > gray matter: 1 sense > noun 1, body
Meaninggreyish nervous tissue containing cell bodies as well as fibers; forms the cerebral cortex consisting of unmyelinated neurons.
Synonymsgrey matter, grey substance, gray substance, substantia grisea
Broadernervous tissue, nerve tissuetissue composed of neurons
Substance ofcerebral cortex, cerebral mantle, pallium, cortexThe layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum
Substancesneuropil, neuropileThe complex network of unmyelinated axones, dendrites, and glial branches that form the bulk of the central nervous system's grey matter and in which nerve cell bodies are embedded
Spanishmateria gris, substancia gris, sustancia gris
Catalansubstància grisa

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