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Search Results for: cerebrum

Cerebrum

Cerebrum (Science: anatomy) The portion of the brain (frontal lobes) where thought and higher function... Read More

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

Cerebral hemisphere

Definition noun, plural: cerebral hemispheres A half sphere of the cerebrum marked longitudinally by a median... Read More

Cerebral hemispheres

Definition noun, singular: cerebral hemisphere The left and right regions of the cerebrum separated longitudinally by a... Read More

Medial longitudinal fissure

Definition noun A median fissure separating the two hemispheres of the vertebrate brain Supplement The cerebrum of... Read More

Capsule

Definition noun, plural: (general) A small case, envelope, or covering. (anatomy) (1) A membranous sac or integument,... Read More

Crus

Definition noun, plural: crura (anatomy) Lower leg; a bodily part likened to a leg or pair of legs (taxonomy) A subgenus of... Read More

Cortical convexity

Cortical convexity --> superolateral surface of cerebrum The aspect of the cerebral hemisphere that lies in contact with... Read More

Sulcus

Definition noun, plural: sulci (biology) A furrow or groove Supplement The term is widely used in medicine, zoology, and... Read More

White substance

white substance --> white matter (Science: anatomy) brain tissue composed of myelin-coated nerve cell fibres. White... 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

Cortex

Definition noun, plural: cortexes, cortices (anatomy) The outer layer or region of a structure or an internal organ (botany)... 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

Effect of Chemicals on Growth & Development in Organisms

Plants Plants require a large number of elements to function properly, mainly carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen, essentially... Read More

Homeostasis of Organism Water Regulation

Osmoregulation Osmoregulation is the regulation of water concentrations in the bloodstream, effectively controlling the... Read More