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White Matter

White Matter Definition White matter is the whitish tissue of the vertebrate brain and spinal cord, made up chiefly of nerve fibers (axons) covered in myelin sheaths. White matter is named for its relatively light appearance resulting from the lipid content of myelin. However, the tissue of the f.....

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Grey Matter

Grey Matter Definition Grey matter is the greyish tissue of the brain and spinal cord, containing nerve cell bodies, dendrites, and bare (unmyelinated) axons Technical name substantia grisea Compare white matter. It contains numerous cell bodies and relatively few myelinated axons, while white ma.....

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Nervous Tissue

Nervous Tissue Definition Nervous tissue is a highly differentiated tissue composed of nerve cells, nerve fibers, dendrites, and neuroglia. It is composed of neurons, or nerve cells, which receive and transmit impulses, and neuroglia, also known as glial cells or more commonly as just glia (from .....

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Infrared

Infrared Definition Infrared or Infrared radiation is the part of the electromagnetic spectrum with a longer wavelength than light but a shorter wavelength than radio waves; radiation with wavelength between 0.8 micrometres and 1 millimetre. It extends from the nominal red edge of the visible spe.....

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Volume of a Pyramid

Volume of a Pyramid The volume of a 3-dimensional solid is the amount of space it occupies.  Volume is measured in cubic units ( in3, ft3, cm3, m3 etcetera). The volume enclosed by a pyramid is one third of the base area times the perpendicular height. A pyramid is any shape that goes up to [&he.....

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Nestle: Good Food, Good Life

History of Nestle Nestlé is an international company with its headquarters in Vevey, Switzerland. In 1867 Henri Nestlé, a chemist from Frankfurt who had settled in Vevey, became interested in infant feeding. To satisfy a clear need, he developed and produced a milk-based food for babies whose m.....

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White Matter

White Matter Definition White matter is the whitish tissue of the vertebrate brain and spinal cord, made up chiefly of nerve fibers (axons) covered in myelin sheaths. White matter is named for its relatively light appearance resulting from the lipid content of myelin. However, the tissue of the f.....

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Criminal Activities of Bitcoin

Criminal Activities of Bitcoin Introduction Bitcoin is digital money, which is used for secure and instant transfer of value anywhere in the world. It is not controlled or issued by any bank or government – instead it is an open network which is managed by its users. Bitcoin-to-Bitcoin tran.....

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