name: perineuronal net
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def: "A dense extracellular matrix (ECM) that forms around many neuronal cell bodies and dendrites late in development and is responsible for synaptic stabilization in the adult brain." [GOC:sl, PMID:18364019]
synonym: "PNN" EXACT [GOC:sl]
is_a: GO:0098966 ! perisynaptic extracellular matrix
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