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White matter

Name: White matter
Description: Parts of nervous system characterized by high concentrations of myelinated axons, giving a white glossy appearance in gross preparations.
Super-category: Regional part of nervous system
*Id: nlx_412
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Neurons in White matter

Hippocampus CA1 basket cell, Hippocampus CA1 oriens lacunosum moleculare neuron, Hippocampus CA1 stratum oriens neuron, Hippocampus CA1 trilaminar neuron, Hippocampus CA3 IS-I cell, Hippocampus CA3 oriens lacunosum moleculare neuron, Spinocerebellar tract cell are neurons that can be found in White matter or its parts.

Axons in White matter

Central cervical spinocerebellar tract, Cerebellar Afferents From The Pontine Reticulotegmental Nucleus, Cerebellar Pontocerebellar Projection, Dentate gyrus trilaminar interneuron, Dentate nucleus, Hippocampus CA1 IS-I neuron, Hippocampus CA1 IS-III neuron, Hippocampus CA1 ivy neuron, Hippocampus CA1 lacunosum moleculare neuron, Hippocampus CA1 stratum oriens neuron, Hippocampus CA1 trilaminar neuron, Hippocampus CA2 basket cell broad, Hippocampus CA2 basket cell narrow, Hippocampus CA2 bistratified cell broad, Hippocampus CA2 bistratified cell narrow, Hippocampus CA2 pyramidal neuron, Hippocampus CA3 axo-axonic cell, Hippocampus CA3 basket cell, Posterior spinocerebellar tract, Retina ganglion cell are neurons or parts of neurons whose axons can be found in White matter or its parts.

Dendrites in White matter

Hippocampus CA1 IS-III neuron, Hippocampus CA1 LM(R) PP neuron, Hippocampus CA1 ivy neuron, Hippocampus CA1 lacunosum moleculare neuron, Hippocampus CA1 stratum oriens neuron, Hippocampus CA1 trilaminar neuron, Hippocampus CA2 basket cell narrow, Hippocampus CA2 bistratified cell broad, Hippocampus CA2 bistratified cell narrow, Hippocampus CA3 axo-axonic cell, Hippocampus CA3 basket cell, Hippocampus CA3 oriens lacunosum moleculare neuron are neurons whose dendrites can be found in White matter or its parts.

Parts of White matter

Inferred outgoing projections for White matter

The following brain regions receive axons from White matter: Broca's area, Postsubiculum, Wernicke's area. The statements about these projections are not made on this page, but rather are made on the pages linked here.

Inferred incoming projections for White matter

The following brain regions send axons into White matter: Broca's area, Wernicke's area. The statements about these projections are not made on this page, but rather are made on the pages linked here.


Contributors

Memartone, Nifbot2, Slarson



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Facts about White matterRDF feed
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionParts of nervous system characterized by high concentrations of myelinated axons, giving a white glossy appearance in gross preparations.
Idnlx_412  +
LabelWhite matter  +
ModifiedDate10 July 2012  +
SuperCategoryRegional part of nervous system  +