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Vomeronasal organ
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Vomeronasal organ

Definition noun An auxiliary olfactory sense organ in certain animals and is involved in pheromonic communication and... Read More

Organ
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Organ

Definition noun, plural: organs A group of tissues that perform a specific function or group of functions Supplement An... Read More

Sensory systems
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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

Informed Consent in Living Organ Donors
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Informed Consent in Living Organ Donors

by Samuel D. Hensley, M.D. Informed Consent has become one of the cornerstones of medical practice. A recent series of... Read More

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The interstitium – a new biological organ?

Scientists found, apparently by accident, a new biological organ and they want it called "interstitium". The discovery was... Read More

Organ culture
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Organ culture

Definition noun, plural: tissue cultures (1) The technique of cultivating organ primordia or pieces of tissue in the... Read More

Japan Seeks Guidance From University Of Florida Organ Recovery Experts
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Japan Seeks Guidance From University Of Florida Organ Recovery Experts

GAINESVILLE, Fla.---As Japan Thursday legalized organ transplants from brain-dead donors, officials are turning to the... Read More

Sensory neuron
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Sensory neuron

Definition noun, plural: sensory neurons A type of neuron that transmits sensory nerve impulses Supplement The neurons are... Read More

Hyperglycemia alters enzyme activity and cell number in spinal sensory ganglia
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Hyperglycemia alters enzyme activity and cell number in spinal sensory ganglia

Short report Hyperglycemia alters enzyme activity and cell number in spinal sensory ganglia Richard A Zaruba1, Paul N... Read More

Lymphoid organ
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Lymphoid organ

Definition noun, plural: lymphoid organs The organ of the lymphatic system, and carries out various immune... Read More

Sense organ
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Sense organ

Definition noun, plural: sense organs An organ or structure that has nerve endings capable of detecting and reacting to a... Read More

Sensory Processing in Aquatic Environments
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Sensory Processing in Aquatic Environments

Sensory Processing in Aquatic Environments        ... Read More

Floating organ
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Floating organ

Floating organ --> wandering organ An organ with loose attachments, permitting its displacement. Synonym: floating organ,... Read More

Primary lymphoid organ
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Primary lymphoid organ

Definition noun The bodily organ that gives rise to cells of the reticuloendothelial system. Supplement Example of primary... Read More

Principal sensory nucleus of the trigeminus
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Principal sensory nucleus of the trigeminus

principal sensory nucleus of the trigeminus --> principal sensory nucleus of trigeminal nerve (Science: anatomy, nerve) The... Read More

Sensory ganglion
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Sensory ganglion

sensory ganglion A cluster of primary sensory neurons forming a usually visible swelling in the course of a peripheral nerve... Read More

Sniffing at what the nose knows
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Sniffing at what the nose knows

UM researcher finds mice may swap data via smell When it comes to dating and mating, how much more can we learn from what... Read More

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Homeostasis

Homeostasis is the tendency not to stray from the range of favorable or ideal internal conditions. Such conditions must be... Read More

Wandering organ
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Wandering organ

wandering organ An organ with loose attachments, permitting its displacement. Synonym: floating organ, ptotic... Read More

Principal sensory nucleus of trigeminal nerve
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Principal sensory nucleus of trigeminal nerve

principal sensory nucleus of trigeminal nerve (Science: anatomy, nerve) The term commonly used to designate the nucleus... Read More

An overview of the sensory receptors regulating cough
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An overview of the sensory receptors regulating cough

An overview of the sensory receptors regulating cough Stuart B Mazzone Howard Florey Institute University of Melbourne... Read More

Receptors sensory
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Receptors sensory

receptors, sensory Specialised neurons or parts of neurons which transduce sensory information and relay it centrally.... Read More

Sensory cortex
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Sensory cortex

sensory cortex Formerly denoting specifically the somatic sensory cortex, but now used to refer collectively to the somatic... Read More

Sensory cell
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Sensory cell

sensory cell A cell in the peripheral nervous system that receives afferent (sensory) input; sensory receptor... Read More

Sensory root of pterygopalatine ganglion
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Sensory root of pterygopalatine ganglion

sensory root of pterygopalatine ganglion --> ganglionic branches of maxillary nerve (Science: anatomy, nerve) The ganglionic... Read More

Organ of corti
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Organ of corti

organ of corti The organ that contains the special sensory receptors for hearing. It is composed of a series of epithelial... Read More

Flower-spray organ of ruffini
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Flower-spray organ of ruffini

Flower-spray organ of ruffini --> flower-spray ending One of the two types of sensory nerve ending associated with the... Read More

Organ specificity
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Organ specificity

organ specificity restriction of a characteristic or response to a particular organ of the body; it usually refers to that... Read More

Nervous system
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Nervous system

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

The Thymus Is a Common Target Organ in Infectious Diseases
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The Thymus Is a Common Target Organ in Infectious Diseases

The Thymus Is a Common Target Organ in Infectious Diseases   Wilson Savino B. Brett Finlay, Editor   University of... Read More

Secondary lymphoid organ
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Secondary lymphoid organ

Definition noun The bodily organ where cells of RES carry out their functions. Supplement Examples of secondary lymphoid... Read More

Organ-specific
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Organ-specific

organ-specific Denoting or pertaining to a serum produced by the injection of the cells of a certain organ or tissue that,... Read More

Target organ
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Target organ

target organ A tissue or organ upon which a hormone exerts its action; generally, a tissue or organ with appropriate... Read More

Sensory root
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Sensory root

sensory root of ciliary ganglion sensory fibres passing from the eyeball through the ciliary ganglion to their cell bodies... Read More

Sensory ataxia
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Sensory ataxia

sensory ataxia An ataxia due to impairment of position sense caused by lesions located at some point along the central or... Read More

Sensory nuclei
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Sensory nuclei

sensory nuclei A group of cell bodies that receive afferent (sensory) input from the... Read More

Sensory deprivation
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Sensory deprivation

sensory deprivation The absence or restriction of the usual external sensory stimuli to which the individual... Read More

Sensory root of ciliary ganglion
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Sensory root of ciliary ganglion

sensory root of ciliary ganglion sensory fibres passing from the eyeball through the ciliary ganglion to their cell bodies... Read More

Sensory system agents
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Sensory system agents

sensory system agents drugs that act on neuronal sensory receptors resulting in an increase, decrease, or modification of... Read More

Sensory thresholds
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Sensory thresholds

sensory thresholds The minimum amount of stimulus energy necessary to elicit a sensory... Read More