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Search Results for: spinal nerve

Coccygeal spinal nerve

Definition noun, plural: coccygeal spinal nerves Any of the pair of nerves that emerge from the coccygeal region 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

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

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

Ventral primary ramus of spinal nerve

ventral primary ramus of spinal nerve (Science: anatomy, nerve) The larger, anterolaterally-directed major terminal branch... Read More

Cranial nerve

Definition noun, plural: cranial nerves Any of the paired nerves emerging from the brain (including the brainstem but not... Read More

Afferent Nerve

Afferent Nerve Definition The word ‘aferent’ means "steering or conducting something towards a destination". The... 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

Peripheral nervous system

Definition noun The part of the nervous system that relays between the central nervous system and the rest of the body, and... 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

Chordata

Chordata Definition What is Chordata? Chordata is the phylum of the animal kingdom that includes a large number of animal... Read More

Somatic nervous system

Definition noun The part of the peripheral nervous system that consists of afferent nerves responsible in relaying motor and... Read More

Nervous

nervous 1. Possessing nerve; sinewy; strong; vigorous. Nervous arms. 2. Possessing or manifesting vigor of mind;... Read More

Nervous system

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

Anterior primary division

Anterior primary division --> ventral primary ramus of spinal nerve (Science: anatomy, nerve) The larger,... Read More

Efferent nerve

Definition noun, plural: efferent nerves The type of nerve that carries nerve impulses away from the central nervous system... 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

Efferent neuron

Definition noun, plural: efferent neurons A neuron with an axon that carries nerve impulses peripherally, and innervates... Read More

The Human Nervous System

The nervous system is essentially a biological information highway, and is responsible for controlling all the biological... Read More

Neuron

Definition noun, plural: neurons An excitable cell that has specialized cell parts (such as soma, dendrites and axons),... Read More

Homeostasis

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

Positive feedback

Positive Feedback Definition Each mechanism of the body like temperature, blood pressure, and levels of specific nutrients... Read More

Afferent neuron

Definition noun, plural: afferent neurons A type of neuron that detects stimulus from the periphery and relays nerve... 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

Backbone

Backbone (Science: anatomy) The spinal column, found in vertebrate animals, which runs along the dorsal side and contains... Read More

Tissue

Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... 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

Foramen magnum

Definition noun A large opening in the anterior inferior portion of occipital bone in the cranium that serves an outlet of... Read More

Motor neuron

Definition noun, plural: motor neurons A type of neuron connected to a muscle fiber and originates from the central nervous... Read More

Hexosaminidase A

Definition noun A hydrolytic enzyme implicated in the breakdown of ganglioside producing... Read More

CNS

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

Vertebra

Definition noun, plural: vertebrae, vertebras Any of the irregular bony structure with some hyaline cartilage that make up... Read More

Achilles reflex

Definition noun, plural: Achilles reflexes A stretch reflex wherein the foot jerks towards the plantar surface by reflex as... Read More

Crus

Definition noun, plural: crura (anatomy) Lower leg; a bodily part likened to a leg or pair of legs (taxonomy) A subgenus of... Read More

Nucleus

In cell biology, the nucleus is the large, membrane-bounded organelle that contains the genetic material in the form of... Read More

White substance

white substance --> white matter (Science: anatomy) brain tissue composed of myelin-coated nerve cell fibres. White... Read More

Rabies pathobiology and its RNA virus agent – Lyssavirus

Having a dog as a pet presents a myriad of benefits. One of them is having a companion reputed for being charismatic and... Read More

Neurology

Definition noun, plural: neurologies The branch of medicine that deals with the nervous system, specially associated with... Read More

Radix ventralis

radix ventralis --> ventral root The motor root of a spinal nerve. Synonym: radix anterior, radix motoria, anterior root,... Read More