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  • adj. Of or relating to neuritis.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, pertaining to, characterized by, or affected with neuritis.


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  • These steps include, successively, regression of immature neuritic processes, a stellate cell stage, and the extension of several long and mature perisomatic protrusions before the growth of the ultimate dendritic tree.

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  • One GSM was tested in a transgenic mouse model designed to overproduce A-beta 42 and 40 and develop neuritic plaques. - latest science and technology news stories

  • Given single daily oral doses of the GSM, the researchers report that levels of A-beta 42 declined and neuritic plaques were dramatically reduced in the mouse model. - latest science and technology news stories

  • Chronic daily administration for 7 months led to significant reduction in both diffuse and neuritic plaques, without the GI-related side effects found with GSI compounds, according to the paper in

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  • A major pathological hallmark of Alzheimer's disease is an abundance of neuritic plaques in key areas of the brain involved in memory and cognition.

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  • And those were consistent with symptoms of alodinea, increased neuritic pain, or spreading of the area of anesthesia or dysfunction, we have a protocol to intervene, surgically to reduce the swelling in the cord.

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  • Decreased expression of LRP1 and NYGGF4 over disease, evident with the presence of even moderate numbers of neuritic plaques, suggests that LRP1-NYGGF4 is a system altered early in disease.

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  • Haroutunian V, Perl DP, Purohit DP, Marin D, Khan K, et al. (1998) Regional distribution of neuritic plaques in the nondemented elderly and subjects with very mild Alzheimer disease.

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  • The increase in caspase-4 expression we observed at the earliest stages of neuritic pathology in AD, may contribute to further pathological process in AD progression.

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  • Importantly, there were significant increases in caspase-4 expression associated with even the earliest neuritic plaque changes in AD.

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