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Dorsal root ganglion

Definition noun, plural: dorsal root ganglia (neuroanatomy) The ganglion on the dorsal root of every spinal nerve. It is... Read More

Dorsal

Definition adjective (1) (anatomy) Of, toward, in, on, or near the back (or any analogous bodily reference) of an... Read More

Dorsal muscles

Dorsal muscles --> muscles of the back The muscles of the back in general, including those attaching the shoulder girdle to... Read More

Dorsal spine

Definition noun One of the three distinct portions along the spine or the vertebral column (the other two are the cervical... Read More

Ganglia

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Chordata

Chordata Definition What is Chordata? Chordata is the phylum of the animal kingdom that includes a large number of animal... Read More

Ganglion

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Facies dorsalis

Facies dorsalis --> dorsal surface The dorsal surface of a structure such as the sacrum and the scapula. Synonym: facies... Read More

Fasciculus of Lissauer

Definition noun A small bundle of fibers situated longitudinally in the white matter, at the entrance of the dorsal root... Read More

Bondok’s Classification of the Thalamic Nuclei

Anatomists usually classify the thalamic nuclei according to their relation to the internal medullary lamina into 5 groups:... 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

Spinal nerve

Definition noun, plural: spinal nerves Any of the pairs of nerves emerging from the spinal cord, where each pair is attached... Read More

Thalamus

thalamus (Science: anatomy) Either of two large, ovoid masses, consisting chiefly of grey substance, situated one on each... 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

Insect Behavior

Insect Behavior Definition An insect behavior refers to the various actions of an insect in response to a stimulus or to... Read More

Phylum

Just like it is easy to identify and sort anything in the supermarkets when placed in the right section with proper display... Read More

Cephalochordate

Definition noun, plural: cephalochordates Any of the small, elongated, segmented, fish-like chordates that belong to the... Read More

Coccygeal spinal nerve

Definition noun, plural: coccygeal spinal nerves Any of the pair of nerves that emerge from the coccygeal region of the... Read More

Tectum

Definition noun, plural: tectums, tecta A roof-like covering or structure Supplement Tectum is a term used to describe a... Read More

Bell-Magendie law

Definition noun The principle referring to the separation of sensory and motor neurons of the spinal cord, where the... Read More

Nail matrix

Definition noun The area consisting of mitotically active layer of cells at the base of the fingernail or the toenail and... Read More

Hooded prepuce

Hooded prepuce incomplete circumferential formation of foreskin with a dorsal component (the dorsal hood) but an absent or... Read More

Moth

Moth Definition A moth is a lepidopteran insect. Moths belong to the Order Lepidoptera, together with the butterflies.... Read More

Lancelet

Definition noun, plural: lancelets A small fishlike chordate of the taxonomic order Amphoxiformes Supplement The... Read More

Tunicate

Definition noun, plural: tunicates Any of the sessile marine chordates of the subphylum Tunicata Supplement Chordates... Read More

Osteichthyes

Definition noun A taxonomic superclass of a diverse group of fish that have skeletons composed primarily of bone... Read More

Nail

nail 1. (Science: anatomy) The horny scale of plate of epidermis at the end of the fingers and toes of man and many apes.... Read More

Ventral body cavity

Definition noun The body cavity situated near the front of the human body, and consists of the thoracic cavity and... Read More

Body cavity

Definition noun, plural: body cavities (1) Any space in the body of a multicellular organism, containing the viscera or... Read More

Neuropodia

Definition (zoology) Plural form of neuropodium, the ventral lobe or branch of a parapodium (neuroanatomy) synaptic... Read More

Agnathan

Definition noun, plural: agnathans Any of the jawless fish species belonging to the taxonomic superclass Agnatha of the... Read More

Thorax

thorax 1. (Science: anatomy) The part of the trunk between the neck and the abdomen, containing that part of the body cavity... Read More

Trigeminal lemniscus

trigeminal lemniscus Collective term denoting the fibres ascending from the sensory nucleus of the trigeminus; one such... Read More

European lancelet

Definition noun, plural: European lancelets A lancelet species of the genus Branchiostoma and is commonly used as a model... Read More

Pineal gland

Definition noun, plural: pineal glands A small endocrine gland shaped like a pinecone, located in the epithalamus, and... Read More

Ischial spine

Ischial spine a pointed process from the posterior border of the ischium on a level with the lower border of the acetabulum;... Read More

Posterior

Definition (1) Situated behind or toward the rear of. (2) Near or toward the caudal end of an animal, especially... Read More

Woodlouse

Definition noun, plural: woodlice Any of the terrestrial isopods that belong to the suborder... Read More

Euphlyctis hexadactylus

Definition noun A species belonging to the taxonomic family Dicroglossidae of the order Anura, and commonly called the green... Read More

Ant

Ant Definition An ant is an insect belonging to the family Formicidae. It belongs to the order Hymenoptera, together with... Read More