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Search Results for: frontal

Frontal

Frontal Belonging to the front part; being in front; especially. (Science: anatomy) . Of or pertaining to the forehead or... Read More

Frontal axis

Definition noun (anatomy) (1) An anatomical axis or imaginary line that lies perpendicular to the frontal plane. (2) The... 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

Sagittal axis

Definition noun (anatomy) (1) An anatomical axis or imaginary line that lies perpendicular to the sagittal plane. (2) The... Read More

Newly Discovered Exploding Ants – Colobopsis explodens

A new ant species, Colobopsis explodens, was recently identified. Similar to other exploding ant species, Colobopsis... Read More

Anatomy

Anatomy Definition Often we hear the term 'anatomy' while learning about the body and how it works. What is anatomy? What... Read More

Longitudinal section

Longitudinal Section Definition To describe the direction of movements and location of different body structures, a... Read More

Types and Causes of Brain Damage

The brain is a highly specialized tissue, far more complex than today's 21st-century supercomputers. Due to this magnificent... Read More

Anatomical plane

An anatomical plane refers to a hypothetical plane used in describing the location of bodily structures or movement... Read More

Inferior thalamic peduncle

Inferior thalamic peduncle a large fibre bundle emerging from the anterior part of the thalamus in the ventral direction, in... 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

Medial longitudinal fissure

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

Anterolateral

Definition adjective (anatomy) In front of the body, away from the middle line Supplement The term anterolateral is used in... Read More

Pteron

pteron (Science: anatomy) The region of the skull, in the temporal fossa back of the orbit, where the great wing of the... Read More

Fossa glandulae lacrimalis

Fossa glandulae lacrimalis --> lacrimal fossa a hollow in the orbital plate of the frontal bone, formed by the overhanging... Read More

Median plane

In anatomy, the median plane refers to a plane passing vertically through the midline. It divides the body into left and... Read More

Cortical convexity

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

Cerebrum

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

Acromegaly

Acromegaly (Science: endocrinology) a condition that results from the excess production of growth hormone in the anterior... Read More

Internal capsule

Definition noun (anatomy) A fan-like, 8-10 mm thick of white matter separating the caudate nucleus and the thalamus from the... Read More

Skull

skull A school, company, or shoal. A knavish skull of boys and girls did pelt at him. These fishes enter in great flotes and... Read More

Diarthrodial joint

What is a diarthrodial joint? A diarthrosis joint is a freely moving joint characterized by its mobility and joint cavity... Read More