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Nerve Degeneration

Introduction: Nerve Degeneration

Description of Nerve Degeneration

Nerve Degeneration: Loss of functional activity and trophic degeneration of nerve axons and their terminal arborizations following the destruction of their cells of origin or interruption of their continuity with these cells. The pathology is characteristic of neurodegenerative diseases. Often the process of nerve degeneration is studied in research on neuroanatomical localization and correlation of the neurophysiology of neural pathways.
Source: MeSH 2007

Nerve Degeneration: Related Topics

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  • Neuron Degeneration

Source - MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Nerve Degeneration

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