Sentence Examples with the word grey matter

This continuum was held to render possible conduction in all directions throughout the grey matter of the whole nervous system.

Large doses also depress the nervous system, weakening the anterior horns of grey matter in the spinal cord so as ultimately to cause complete paralysis, and also causing a partial insensibility of the cutaneous nerves of touch and pain.

There is very little grey matter in the cortex of the hemispheres, the surface of which is devoid of convolutions, mostly quite smooth; in others, for instance pigeons, fowls and birds of prey, a very slight furrow might be compared with the Sylvian fissure.

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They all depress the conducting power and the grey matter of the spinal cord, and to a much less extent that of the brain.