HyperDic: nervous_tissue

English > 1 sense of the expression nervous tissue:
NOUNbodynervous tissue, nerve tissuetissue composed of neurons
English > nervous tissue: 1 sense > noun 1, body
Meaningtissue composed of neurons.
Synonymnerve tissue
Part ofnervous system, systema nervosumThe sensory and control apparatus consisting of a network of nerve cells
Narrowerfiber bundle, fibre bundle, fascicle, fasciculusA bundle of fibers (especially nerve fibers)
grey matter, gray matter, grey substance, gray substance, substantia griseagreyish nervous tissue containing cell bodies as well as fibers
neuropil, 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
white matter, substantia albawhitish nervous tissue of the CNS consisting of neurons and their myelin sheaths
Broaderanimal tissueThe tissue in the bodies of animals
Spanishtejido nervioso
Catalanteixit nerviós
Adjectivesneurogenicarising in or stimulated by nerve tissues

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