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The Conscious & Unconscious Nervous System

The Central Nervous System is arguably the most important part of the body because of the way it controls the biological... Read More

An introduction to Homeostasis

Researched and Written by Jonjo Minns Submitted to biologyonline.com on February 25, 2009. Published in biologyonline.com... Read More

Archeocerebellum

Archeocerebellum --> vestibulocerebellum Those regions of the cerebellar cortex whose predominant afferent fibres arise... Read More

Cerebellum

(Science: anatomy) part of the vertebrate hindbrain, concerned primarily with somatic motor function, the control of muscle... Read More

Vallecula cerebelli

vallecula cerebelli A deep hollow on the inferior surface of the cerebellum, between the hemispheres, containing the medulla... Read More

Brachium pontis

Brachium pontis --> middle cerebellar peduncle The largest of three paired cerebellar peduncles, composed mainly of... Read More

Intercalary neuron

Definition noun A neuron of the central nervous system connecting the afferent neuron with the efferent... Read More

Past-pointing

Definition noun An assessment test performed to evaluate the upper extremity tonic balance (e.g. the functional integrity of... Read More

Rebound phenomenon

Definition noun (1) A temporary deviation from a normal state in the opposite direction following an abrupt removal or... Read More

Cisterna ambiens

Definition noun Latin term for ambient cistern, a cistern of the subarachnoid space between the posterior end of the corpus... Read More

Interneuron

Definition noun, plural: interneurons (1) Any local circuit neuron of the central nervous system that relays impulses... Read More

Relay neuron

Definition noun A local circuit neuron of the central nervous system that relays impulses between afferent neuron to... Read More

Stewart-Holmes test

Definition noun A test named after the two neurologists, Gordon Morgan Holmes and Thomas Grainger Stewart, to determine... Read More

Human Neurology

Human Neurology deals essentially with the nervous system of humans. It also features the various theories put forward by... Read More

Neural Control Mechanisms

Nerve cells called neurons generate electric signals that pass from one end of the cell to another and release chemical... Read More

Consciousness and Behavior

States of Consciousness Defined either by (1) behavior - ranging from attentive and alert to coma and (2) electrical... Read More

Theory of Neuroscience

Nezih OKTAR Journal of Neurological Sciences (Turkish) 2006, Volume 23, Number 3, Page(s) 155-158. An Open Access... Read More