TRANSNEURONAL RETROGRADE DEGENERATIONS
\tɹansnjˈuːɹɒnə͡l ɹˌɛtɹə͡ʊɡɹˈe͡ɪd dɪd͡ʒˌɛnəɹˈe͡ɪʃənz], \tɹansnjˈuːɹɒnəl ɹˌɛtɹəʊɡɹˈeɪd dɪdʒˌɛnəɹˈeɪʃənz], \t_ɹ_a_n_s_n_j_ˈuː_ɹ_ɒ_n_əl ɹ_ˌɛ_t_ɹ_əʊ_ɡ_ɹ_ˈeɪ_d d_ɪ_dʒ_ˌɛ_n_ə_ɹ_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n_z]\
Definitions of TRANSNEURONAL RETROGRADE DEGENERATIONS
Sort: Oldest first
Pathologic changes that occur in the axon and cell body of a neuron proximal to an axonal lesion. The process is characterized by central chromatolysis which features flattening and displacement of the nucleus, loss of Nissl bodies, and cellular edema. Central chromatolysis primarily occurs in lower motor neurons.
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
Word of the day
- Proposed as an adjuvant to cancer chemotherapy; may have radiation protective properties.