ANTEROGRADE DEGENERATION

the degeneration of a neuron structure after sustaining injury, that spreads away from the nerve cell body. Also known as Wallerian degeneration.

ANTEROGRADE DEGENERATION: "Anterograde degeneration involves the degradation of a neuron following injury."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ANTEROGRADE DEGENERATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/anterograde-degeneration/ (accessed December 27, 2019).
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