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Descriptor English:   Wallerian Degeneration 
Descriptor Spanish:   Degeneración Walleriana 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Degeneração Walleriana 
Synonyms English:   Degeneration, Wallerian  
Tree Number:   C23.550.737.750
Definition English:   Degeneration of distal aspects of a nerve axon following injury to the cell body or proximal portion of the axon. The process is characterized by fragmentation of the axon and its MYELIN SHEATH. 
History Note English:   91(75); was see under NERVE DEGENERATION 1975-90 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   15256 
Unique Identifier:   D014855 

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