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Remembering one year later: Role of the amygdala and the medial temporal lobe memory system in retrieving emotional memories

Remembering one year later: Role of the amygdala and the medial temporal lobe memory system in retrieving emotional memories... Read More

Lobe

Lobe (Science: anatomy) a more or less well defined portion of any organ, especially of the brain, lungs and glands. Lobes... Read More

Swim Bladder Ideas, Anatomy and Images

by Dr Erik Johnson People are writing some strange stuff, that would scare any normal person. I read about... Read More

Lobar pneumonia

Definition noun (pathology) A type of pneumonia that affects the lobe or an enormous section of a lung, and is often caused... Read More

Bronchopulmonary lymph node

Definition noun, plural: bronchopulmonary lymph nodes Any of the many lymph nodes located in the hilum of each lung, and... Read More

Neuropodia

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

Mononuclear leukocyte

Definition noun, plural: mononuclear leukocytes A leukocyte characterized by having a nucleus with only one lobe, as opposed... Read More

Anterior pituitary

Definition noun, plural: anterior pituitaries The fleshy glandular anterior lobe of the pituitary gland that releases... Read More

Sarcopterygian

Definition noun, plural: Actinopterygians Any of a group of Osteichthyes characterized primarily by their lobed... Read More

The Anatomy Of Sarcasm: Researchers Reveal How The Brain Handles This Complex Communication

WASHINGTON -- The ability to comprehend sarcasm depends upon a carefully orchestrated sequence of complex cognitive skills... Read More

Hypophysis

Definition noun, plural: hypophyses (zoology) The pituitary gland (botany) The topmost cell of the suspensor that forms... Read More

Marginal Hepatectomy in the Rat: From Anatomy to Surgery

Nodir Madrahimov, MD, Olaf Dirsch, MD, Christoph Broelsch, MD, PhD, and Uta Dahmen, MD, PhD From the Department of... Read More

Actinopterygian

Definition noun, plural: Actinopterygians Any of a group of Osteichthyes characterized by possessing lepidotrichia (i.e. fin... Read More

Leukocyte

Definition noun, plural: leukocytes Any of the nucleated blood cells that lack hemoglobin, and whose main function involves... Read More

Apractagnosia

Definition noun A type of apraxia characterized by the inability to combine parts of something into a coherent whole,... Read More

Uncinate fit

uncinate fit --> temporal lobe epilepsy seizures with elaborate and multiple sensory, motor, and/or psychic components. A... Read More

Medial longitudinal fissure

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

Williams Syndrome, The Brain And Music

Children with Williams syndrome, a rare genetic disorder, just love music and will spend hours listening to or making... Read More

Tapetum

Definition noun, plural: tapeta (botany) A layer of nutritive cells within the sporangium, providing nutrition for growing... Read More

Acromegaly

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

Cardiac notch of left lung

Cardiac notch of left lung The notch in the anterior border of the superior lobe of the left lung which accommodates the... Read More

Fibrous appendix of liver

Fibrous appendix of liver a fibrous process, into which the tip of the left lobe of the liver may taper out, that passes... 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

Understanding the Venus flytrap through mathematical modelling

Venus flytrap is a carnivorous plant that catches its prey mostly insects and arachnids through snap-trap movement. It has a... Read More

Neurosecretion

neurosecretion The release of a secretory substance from the axon terminals of certain nerve cells in the brain into the... Read More

Atopognosia

Atopognosia Atopognosis sensory inattention; inability to locate a sensation properly. Usually caused by a contralateral... Read More

Aggregate fruit

Definition noun A type of fruit that develops from a single flower of many simple pistils. Supplement Examples are... Read More

Aluminium in Brain Tissue in Autism

Autism spectrum disorder is a neurodevelopmental conditions caused by different combinations of genetic and environmental... Read More

Lobate

Lobate 1. Divided into lobes. 2. Lobe-shaped; denoting a bacterial colony with a deeply undulate margin. Synonym: lobose,... Read More

Hubs in the Human Fetal Brain Network

Human brain contains highly connected regions called “hubs” that are very important for efficient neuronal signaling and... 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

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with the nucleus. However, they are... Read More

Somatosensory system

Definition noun A sensory system comprised of neural receptors located mainly in the skin and certain internal organs for... Read More

Melanocyte-stimulating hormone

Definition noun, plural: melanocyte-stimulating hormones A peptide hormone in vertebrates that primarily regulate melanin... Read More

Uvula vesicae

uvula vesicae --> uvula of bladder A slight projection into the cavity of the bladder, usually more prominent in old men,... Read More

On Methuselah’s Trail: Living Fossils and the Great Extinctions

On Methuselah's Trail: Living Fossils and the Great Extinctions     ... Read More

Uvula of bladder

uvula of bladder A slight projection into the cavity of the bladder, usually more prominent in old men, just behind the... Read More

Gallbladder

Definition noun A small, pear-shaped, muscular, hollow organ responsible for storing bile, and for creating insulin in the... Read More