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Nervous tissue   /nˈərvəs tˈɪsjˌu/   Listen
Nervous tissue

Tissue composed of neurons.  Synonym: nerve tissue.

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"Nervous tissue" Quotes from Famous Books

... developed it persists, as a rule, modified, but not lost. Nature's experiments are not in vain; her progress is very slow but sure. But hydra has also the promise of better things, traces of muscular and nervous tissue. There are still no compact muscles, like our own, much less ganglion or brain or nerve-centre of individuality. The tissues are diffuse, but they are the materials out of which the organs of higher animals will crystallize, so to speak. Notice also ...
— The Whence and the Whither of Man • John Mason Tyler

Words linked to "Nervous tissue" :   neuropil, systema nervosum, gray substance, gray matter, nervous system, fasciculus, grey matter, neuropile, animal tissue, white matter, substantia grisea, substantia alba, fibre bundle, fascicle, grey substance, fiber bundle

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