Does this mean that living, growing bacteria are crawling around in our white matter?
How are molecules from dirt getting into white matter—and what are they doing up there?
The "white matter" of the brain and cord is composed of axons.
That white matter is changed by nitric acid into indigo-red.
The grey matter covers the surface of the cerebrum and cerebellum, the white matter being internal.
Hypersthesia, I suppose, or derangement of the white matter.
It is composed of white matter on the outside, and gray matter within.
It is composed of a mass of gray matter surrounded by a covering of white matter.
The "white matter" of the central system consists chiefly of axons with their enveloping or medullary, sheath and neuroglia.
Before the larva has been hatched very long a lateral investment of white matter is present throughout.
white matter n.
Whitish nerve tissue, especially of the brain and spinal cord, chiefly composed of myelinated nerve fibers and containing few or no neuronal cell bodies or dendrites. Also called alba, substantia alba, white substance.
|white matter |
The whitish tissue of the vertebrate brain and spinal cord, made up chiefly of nerve fibers (axons) covered in myelin sheaths. Compare gray matter.