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Descriptor English:   Neurites 
Descriptor Spanish:   Neuritas 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Neuritos 
Synonyms English:   Neurite  
Tree Number:   A08.675.256.500
Definition English:   In tissue culture, hairlike projections of neurons stimulated by growth factors and other molecules. These projections may go on to form a branched tree of dendrites or a single axon or they may be reabsorbed at a later stage of development. "Neurite" may refer to any filamentous or pointed outgrowth of an embryonal or tissue-culture neural cell. 
Indexing Annotation English:   do not confuse with the French "nevrite" or other vernac "nevrit-" which means "neuritis"
See Related English:   Growth Cones
Nerve Growth Factors
History Note English:   92 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CH chemistry CL classification
DE drug effects EN enzymology
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
RE radiation effects TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   29934 
Unique Identifier:   D016501 

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