Class: Fibrillary_Inclusion


Super Classes



definitionCellular inclusion found in cytoplasm of giant cells of Dieters in lateral vestibular nucleus of the rat consisting of circular areas filled with fine slender filaments about 10 nanometers in diameter, delimited by a wall of varying complexity either a single continuous membrane or a tubular network consisting of a fine filamentous material giving the wall a honeycomb appearance. Similar structures have been discribed in the ventral cochlear nucleus, spinal cord, substantia nigra. First described by Sitelo and Palay, 1968. (from Peters, Palay, and Webster)
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