Meaning of “white matter” in the English Dictionary

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"white matter" in British English

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white matternoun [ U ]

uk /ˈwaɪt ˌmæt.ər/ us /ˈwaɪt ˌmæt̬.ɚ/ specialized

Examples from literature

  • The white matter is made up of special cells that carry messages between the cells in the gray matter. 

(Definition of “white matter” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)