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Ganglion

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

Dorsal root ganglion

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

Ribes ganglion

Ribes' ganglion A small sympathetic ganglion situated on the anterior communicating artery of the... 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

Sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia

Definition noun The medical or scientific term for brain freeze Supplement The sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia is a type of... 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

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

Sensory Systems

A sensory system is a part of the nervous system consisting of sensory receptors that receive stimuli from the internal and... Read More

Archeocerebellum

Archeocerebellum --> vestibulocerebellum Those regions of the cerebellar cortex whose predominant afferent fibres arise... Read More

Splanchnic

Definition adjective Of, pertaining to, relating to, near to, or describing the viscera or entrails;... Read More

Lipofuscin

Definition noun, plural: lipofuscins (cell biology) Any of the minute, yellow-brown, lipogenic pigment granules that... Read More

Viscera

Viscera Definition In biology,  the word viscera refers to the large internal organs in the body cavity, especially in the... Read More

Nervous tissue

Definition noun A type of animal tissue comprised principally of nerve cells and neuroglia cells Supplement The four... Read More

Pedal

pedal 1. (Science: marine biology, zoology) Of or pertaining to the foot, or to feet, literally or figuratively;... 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

Retina

retina light sensitive layer of the eye. In vertebrates, looking from outside, there are four major cell layers: (i) the... Read More

Impressio trigeminalis

Impressio trigeminalis --> trigeminal impression a depression on the anterior surface of the petrous portion of the... Read More