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Disease Wallerian Degeneration

Name Wallerian Degeneration
Synonym Degeneration, Wallerian
Definition Degeneration of distal aspects of a nerve axon following injury to the cell body or proximal portion of the axon. The process is characterized by fragmentation of the axon and its MYELIN SHEATH.
Categories Pathology (process)
MeSH® ID D014855

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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 Wallerian Degeneration Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Wallerian Degeneration Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Wallerian degeneration of the pyramidal tract