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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_matter

White matter refers to areas of the central nervous system that are mainly made up of myelinated axons, also called tracts. Long thought to be passive tissue, white matter affects learning and brain ... The substantia nigra is a third colored component found in the brain that appears darker due to higher levels of melanin in ...

www.webmd.com/brain/white-matter-disease

Mar 19, 2016 ... White matter makes up most of your brain. You lose a lot of it with age. That can cause thinking, walking, and balance problems. WebMD tells ...

www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/neurology/newsroom/white_matter_feature.html

White matter inflammation causes the brain-blood barrier to become partially ineffective ... "We found that hyperintensities injure the frontal lobes of the brain and ...

www.vumc.com/branch/Children-White-Matter-Disorders/419542

The white matter of the brain is composed of nerve fibers and myelin. The nerve fibers form the connections between the nerve cells. Myelin is a fatty sheath ...

www.indiana.edu/~p1013447/dictionary/greywhit.htm

Grey Matter and White Matter. The CNS has two kinds of tissue: grey matter and white matter, Grey matter, which has a pinkish-grey color in the living brain, ...

blogs.biomedcentral.com/on-biology/2014/03/14/the-subway-of-the-brain-why-white-matter-matters

Mar 14, 2014 ... When we think of the brain, our first thought is of grey matter: the squishy ... Most importantly, it found that white matter tracts failed to reach long ...

dana.org/Cerebrum/Default.aspx?id=39152

Jan 1, 2005 ... Almost one half of the brain's volume is not gray but white matter, the .... Possibly the cause in some individuals will be found in white matter.

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/02/140224204806.htm

Feb 24, 2014 ... White matter disease is responsible for about a fifth of all strokes ... that targets small blood vessels deep within the brain's white matter. ... Researchers have found further troubling evidence that cognitive damage from white ...

www.ctpost.com/news/article/White-matter-lesions-may-not-be-as-scary-as-they-2302110.php

Nov 29, 2011 ... The brain has two main types of tissue -- gray, which is composed of the brain cells and white, which consists of the long, communicating parts ...