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Neuroregeneration

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Growth of new neural tissue to replace tissues that were injured or lost.

Unlike neuroprotection, neuroregeneration implies replacement of degenerating axons with newly formed fibers.

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(2009). Neuroregeneration. In: Binder, M.D., Hirokawa, N., Windhorst, U. (eds) Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29678-2_3943

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