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Gray Matter  


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Entry terms

  • Grey Matter
  • Grey Matters
  • Matter, Grey
  • Matters, Grey

Scope note

  • Region of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that appears darker in color than the other type, WHITE MATTER. It is composed of neuronal CELL BODIES; NEUROPIL; GLIAL CELLS and CAPILLARIES but few MYELINATED NERVE FIBERS.

History note

  • 2015

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