HyperDic: white_matter

English > 1 sense of the expression white matter:
NOUNbodywhite matter, substantia albawhitish nervous tissue of the CNS consisting of neurons and their myelin sheaths
English > white matter: 1 sense > noun 1, body
Meaningwhitish nervous tissue of the CNS consisting of neurons and their myelin sheaths.
Synonymsubstantia alba
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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