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Disease Nerve Degeneration

Name Nerve Degeneration
Synonyms Degeneration, Nerve | Degeneration, Neuron | Degenerations, Nerve | Degenerations, Neuron | Nerve Degenerations | Neuron Degeneration | Neuron Degenerations
Definition 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.
Categories Pathology (process)
MeSH® ID D009410

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DiseasesPathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pathologic Processes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Nerve Degeneration Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Nerve Degeneration Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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