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White Matter

"White Matter" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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The region of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that appears lighter in color than the other type, GRAY MATTER. It mainly consists of MYELINATED NERVE FIBERS and contains few neuronal cell bodies or DENDRITES.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "White Matter" by people in this website by year, and whether "White Matter" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 58 publications over 10 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 2016
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