Differential Effect of Hypothyroidism on the Dendritic Density of Pyramidal Neurons of the Cerebral Cortex

  • Antonio Ruiz-Marcos
  • Santiago L. Ipina


It is known that, given the extreme complexity of the central nervous system, the effect that some pathological conditions have on its development is far from being evident by a simple inspection of a tissue preparation at the microscope.


Pyramidal Neuron Superficial Layer Dendritic Arborization Graphical Pattern Basal Dendrite 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio Ruiz-Marcos
    • 1
  • Santiago L. Ipina
    • 2
  1. 1.Unidad de Neuroanatomia, Instituto CajalC.S.I.C.Spain
  2. 2.Departamento de BioestadisteicaFacultad de Biologia Universidad ComplutenseMadridSpain

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