"Nerve Degeneration" 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.
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.
- Nerve Degeneration
- Degeneration, Nerve
- Degenerations, Nerve
- Nerve Degenerations
- Neuron Degeneration
- Degeneration, Neuron
- Degenerations, Neuron
- Neuron Degenerations
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