RETROGRADE DEGENERATION

Decay in the body of a neuron after injury is sustained to its axon. Compare with: anterograde degeneration.

RETROGRADE DEGENERATION: "Traumatic brain injury may result in retrograde degeneration."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RETROGRADE DEGENERATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/retrograde-degeneration/ (accessed September 24, 2020).
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