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Ganglia

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

Nervous System

    THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More

Dorsal root ganglion

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

Central nervous system

Definition noun The part of the nervous system comprised of the brain, the brainstem, and the spinal cord Supplement In... Read More

Nervous system

Definition noun The organ system responsible mainly for coordination of bodily reactions, organ monitoring, and information... 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

CNS

The portion of the vertebrate nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord.CNS --> central nervous... Read More

Chromaffin cell

Definition noun, plural: chromaffin cells Any of the cells (mostly found) in adrenal medulla and in other ganglia of the... Read More

Inhibitory postsynaptic potential

Inhibitory Postsynaptic Potential Definition An inhibitory postsynaptic potential is a type of synaptic potential. It is... Read More

Lead-pipe rigidity

Definition noun A hypokinetic disorder characterized by the inflexibility or stiffness of the limb that is maintained... Read More

Sympathetic nervous system

Definition noun A division of the (vertebrate) autonomic nervous system that is chiefly involved in producing an immediate... Read More

Truncus sympathicus

Definition noun Latin for sympathetic trunk: the paired strands of nerve fibers that run from the base of the skull to the... 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