HyperDic: substantia_alba

English > 1 sense of the expression substantia alba:
NOUNbodysubstantia alba, white matterwhitish nervous tissue of the CNS consisting of neurons and their myelin sheaths
English > substantia alba: 1 sense > noun 1, body
Meaningwhitish nervous tissue of the CNS consisting of neurons and their myelin sheaths.
Synonymwhite matter
Partsfibrous astrocytestar-shaped cells with long processes
Narrowernerve pathway, tract, nerve tract, pathwayA bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain
Broadernervous tissue, nerve tissuetissue composed of neurons
Substance ofcentral nervous system, CNS, systema nervosum centraleThe portion of the vertebrate nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord
Spanishsustancia blanca
Catalansubstància blanca

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