- A highly differentiated tissue composed of nerve cells, nerve fibers, dendrites, and neuroglia.
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Examples from the Web for nerve tissue
Think of the saving of nerve-tissue, think of the prevention of brain-irritation.The King of Schnorrers
He does not indicate either the cause or the nature of the nerve-tissue peculiarity.
This results not so much from the depressing influences of pain as from the peculiar malnutrition of the nerve-tissue.
There are certain "real neuroses" such as paralysis and spinal-cord disease, which involve an organic impairment of nerve-tissue.Outwitting Our Nerves
Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
Nerve-tissue, then, universally consists of two elementary structures, viz.