Medical Definition of Neuritic plaque

1. Abnormal cluster of dead and dying nerve cells, other brain cells and protein. Neuritic plaques are one of the characteristic structural abnormalities found in the brains of alzheimer patients. Upon autopsy, the presence of neuritic plaques andneurofibrillary tangles is used to positively diagnose Alzheimer's disease. (22 May 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neuritic Plaque

neurilemmoma
neurilemoma
neurility
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neurism
neurisms
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neurite
neurites
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neuritic atrophy
neuritic plaque (current term)
neuritics
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neuro-cybernetics
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neuro-linguistic programming
neuro-oncologist
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neuro-ophthalmology

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