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White Matter  


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Entry terms

  • Cerebellar White Matter
  • Cerebellar White Matters
  • Matter, Cerebellar White
  • Matters, Cerebellar White
  • White Matter, Cerebellar
  • White Matters, Cerebellar

Scope note

  • The region of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that appears lighter in color than the other type, GRAY MATTER. It mainly consists of MYELINATED NERVE FIBERS and contains few neuronal cell bodies or DENDRITES.

History note

  • 2015

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