Definition of Grey substance

1. Noun. Greyish nervous tissue containing cell bodies as well as fibers; forms the cerebral cortex consisting of unmyelinated neurons.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Grey Substance

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grey jay
grey magick
grey market
grey markets
grey matter
grey mullet
grey mullets
grey noise
grey nomad
grey nomads
grey partridge
grey red-backed vole
grey seal
grey seals
grey substance (current term)
grey tinamou
grey tinamous
grey whale
grey wolf
grey wolves
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greybacks
greybeard
greybeards
greyboard
greybody
greyboys
greyed
greyer

Literary usage of Grey substance

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anatomy, descriptive and surgical by Henry Gray (1864)
"The grey substance occupies the centre, and is so arranged as to present on ... The transverse fibres proceed from the grey substance, and form with each ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1878)
"He accepts the view of Gerlach, confirmed by Boll, that the fine net-work of nerve fibres unites iu the grey substance with the finest divisions of ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1878)
"Hence the grey substance seems to be much more intimately connected with the tracts of the posterior radical roots (by means of the fine net-work of nerve ..."

4. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Allen Thomson, George Dancer Thane (1882)
"Meynert groups the grey substance of the central nervous system il categories. 1. ... The grey substance which surrounds the central cavities of ..."

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