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Reverberating circuit

reverberating circuit A theory of periodic conduction through the cerebral cortex of trains of impulses traveling in... Read More

Circuit

Circuit The path or course of flow of cases or electric or other currents. Origin: L. Circuitus, a going round, fr. Circum,... Read More

Relay

relay 1. A supply of anything arranged beforehand for affording relief from time to time, or at successive stages; provision... Read More

Cardiovascular system

Definition noun The organ system in which the blood is pumped through the heart and circulates throughout the body through... Read More

Parallel

parallel 1. Pertaining to straight lines or planes that do not intersect. 2. (Science: physics) Pertaining to electric... Read More

Switches

switch 1. To strike with a switch or small flexible rod; to whip. 2. To swing or whisk; as, to switch a cane. 3. To trim,... Read More

Between Necessity and Probability: Searching for the Definition and Origin of Life (Advances in Astrobiology and Biogeophysics)

Between Necessity and Probability: Searching for the Definition and Origin of Life (Advances in Astrobiology and... Read More

Relay neuron

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

Interneuron

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

Anodal opening contraction

Anodal opening contraction An obsolete term for the momentary contraction of a muscle under the influence of the positive... Read More

Axon hillock

Axon Hillock Definition What is axon hillock? If you are familiar with the different parts of the neuron, the axon hillock... Read More

Hemoglobin

Definition noun, plural: hemoglobins A biomolecule made up of haeme (i.e. oxygen-carrying, nonprotein, ferrous component)... Read More

Electrode

Electrode (Science: chemistry) Any terminal that conducts an electric current into or away from various conducting... Read More

Torpedo

torpedo Origin: L. Torpedo, -inis, from torpere to be stiff, numb, or torpid. See Torpid. 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of... Read More

Actions of Caffeine in the Brain with Special Reference to Factors That Contribute to Its Widespread Use

IV. Actions of Caffeine on Brain Functions and Behavior Having discussed the molecular and neuronal actions of caffeine,... Read More

Orbits

orbit 1. (Science: astronomy) The path described by a heavenly body in its periodical revolution around another body; as,... Read More

Sphere

Sphere 1. (Science: geometry) A body or space contained under a single surface, which in every part is equally distant from... Read More

Swing

swing 1. The act of swinging; a waving, oscillating, or vibratory motion of a hanging or pivoted object; oscillation; as,... Read More

Diocese

Diocese Origin: oe. Diocise, OF. Diocise, f. Diocese, L. Dioecesis, fr. Gr. Housekeeping, administration, a province, a... Read More

Loop

Loop 1. A fold or doubling of a thread, cord, rope, etc, through which another thread, cord, etc, can be passed, or which a... Read More

Single cycle circulation

Definition noun A type of blood circulation in which the system has only one circuit, with the blood being pumped through... Read More