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cerebellum (Also cerebella, cerebellums) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to cerebellum

olfactory_bulb

  • noun one of two enlargements at the terminus of the olfactory nerve at the base of the brain just above the nasal cavities

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limbic_system

  • noun a system of functionally related neural structures in the brain that are involved in emotional behavior
    limbic brain; visceral brain.

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vestibulocerebellum

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set

  • noun a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
    • a set of books
    • a set of golf clubs
    • a set of teeth
  • noun (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
    • the set of prime numbers is infinite

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zebrins

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lateral_geniculate_body

  • noun a neural structure that serves as a processing station on the way from the retina to the occipital lobe of the cerebral cortex
    lateral geniculate; corpus geniculatum laterale.

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action_potential

  • noun the local voltage change across the cell wall as a nerve impulse is transmitted

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thalamus

  • noun large egg-shaped structures of grey matter that form the dorsal subdivision of the diencephalon

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brain

  • noun that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
    encephalon.
  • noun mental ability
    mental capacity; learning ability; mentality; brainpower; wit.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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spinalis

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olive

  • noun small ovoid fruit of the European olive tree; important food and source of oil
  • noun evergreen tree cultivated in the Mediterranean region since antiquity and now elsewhere; has edible shiny black fruits
    European olive tree; Olea europaea.

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human

  • noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    human being; homo; man.
  • adjective characteristic of humanity
    • human nature

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afferent

  • noun a nerve that passes impulses from receptors toward or to the central nervous system
    afferent nerve; sensory nerve.
  • adjective of nerves and nerve impulses; conveying sensory information from the sense organs to the CNS
    • afferent nerves
    • afferent impulses

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piriform

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convolution_of_broca

  • noun the motor speech center in the left hemisphere of the brain in most people
    Broca's convolution; Broca's gyrus; Broca's center; Broca's area.

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pallium

  • noun the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum
    cerebral cortex; cerebral mantle; cortex.
  • noun (zoology) a protective layer of epidermis in mollusks or brachiopods that secretes a substance forming the shell
    mantle.

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fine

  • noun money extracted as a penalty
    amercement; mulct.
  • verb issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty
    ticket.
    • I was fined for parking on the wrong side of the street
    • Move your car or else you will be ticketed!

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cerebellocortical

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malformation

  • noun an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed
    misshapenness; deformity.
  • noun something abnormal or anomalous
    miscreation.

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feedforward

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medulloblastoma

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superficial

  • adjective concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually
    • superficial similarities
    • a superficial mind
    • his thinking was superficial and fuzzy
    • superficial knowledge
    • the superficial report didn't give the true picture
    • only superficial differences
  • adjective of, affecting, or being on or near the surface
    • superficial measurements
    • the superficial area of the wall
    • a superficial wound

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longitudinal

  • adjective of or relating to lines of longitude
    • longitudinal reckoning by the navigator
  • adjective satellite running lengthwise
    • a thin longitudinal strip
    • longitudinal measurements of the hull

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cerebellar_hemisphere

  • noun either of two lateral lobes of the cerebellum

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auditory

  • adjective of or relating to the process of hearing
    auditive; audile.
    • auditory processing
    • an audile person

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zone

  • noun a locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features
  • noun any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
    geographical zone.

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nervous

  • adjective satellite easily agitated
    • a nervous addict
    • a nervous thoroughbred
  • adjective satellite causing or fraught with or showing anxiety
    anxious; queasy; unquiet; uneasy.
    • spent an anxious night waiting for the test results
    • cast anxious glances behind her
    • those nervous moments before takeoff
    • an unquiet mind

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lateral

  • noun a pass to a receiver upfield from the passer
    lateral pass.
  • adjective satellite situated at or extending to the side
    sidelong.
    • the lateral branches of a tree
    • shot out sidelong boughs"- Tennyson

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purkinje_cell

  • noun a large densely branching neuron that is the characteristic cell of the cerebellar cortex

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pontocerebellar

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golgi

  • noun Italian histologist noted for work on the structure of the nervous system and for his discovery of Golgi bodies (1844-1926)
    Camillo Golgi.

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granular

  • adjective satellite composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency
    gritty; grainy; farinaceous; mealy; coarse-grained; granulose.
    • granular sugar
    • the photographs were grainy and indistinct
    • it left a mealy residue
  • adjective having a granular structure like that of chondrites
    chondritic.

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cerebellolental

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potential

  • noun the inherent capacity for coming into being
    potentiality; potency.
  • noun the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts
    electric potential; potential difference; voltage; potential drop.

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pons

  • noun a band of nerve fibers linking the medulla oblongata and the cerebellum with the midbrain
    pons Varolii.
  • noun United States coloratura soprano (born in France) (1904-1976)
    Lily Pons; Alice-Josephine Pons.

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input

  • noun signal going into an electronic system
    input signal.
  • noun a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information
    comment; remark.
    • from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account

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parencephalis

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paleencephalon

  • noun the more primitive parts of the brain phylogenetically; most structures other than the cerebral cortex
    paleoencephalon; palaeencephalon.

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cerebral_cortex

  • noun the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum
    pallium; cerebral mantle; cortex.

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inferior

  • noun one of lesser rank or station or quality
  • noun a character or symbol set or printed or written beneath or slightly below and to the side of another character
    subscript.

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medulla

  • noun a white fatty substance that forms a medullary sheath around the axis cylinder of some nerve fibers
    myeline; myelin.
  • noun lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata)
    bulb; medulla oblongata.
    • the medulla oblongata is the most vital part of the brain because it contains centers controlling breathing and heart functioning

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cerebellum

  • noun a major division of the vertebrate brain; situated above the medulla oblongata and beneath the cerebrum in humans

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nerve_centre

  • noun a center that provides information and control
    nerve center.
    • the nerve center of the diamond industry is in Amsterdam
  • noun a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process
    nerve center; center; centre.
    • in most people the speech center is in the left hemisphere

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encephalon

  • noun that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
    brain.

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branch

  • noun a division of some larger or more complex organization
    subdivision; arm.
    • a branch of Congress
    • botany is a branch of biology
    • the Germanic branch of Indo-European languages
  • noun a division of a stem, or secondary stem arising from the main stem of a plant

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left_hemisphere

  • noun the cerebral hemisphere to the left of the corpus callosum that controls the right half of the body
    left brain.

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rhinencephalon

  • noun a center in the cerebral hemispheres that governs the sense of smell in lower animals; in humans it seems to mediate complex emotional behavior
    olfactory brain.

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betweenbrain

  • noun the posterior division of the forebrain; connects the cerebral hemispheres with the mesencephalon
    diencephalon; interbrain; thalmencephalon.

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fiber

  • noun a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
    fibre.
  • noun coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients; its bulk stimulates intestinal peristalsis
    roughage.

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metencephalon

  • noun the part of the hindbrain that develops into the pons and the cerebellum

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palaeencephalon

  • noun the more primitive parts of the brain phylogenetically; most structures other than the cerebral cortex
    paleoencephalon; paleencephalon.

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cerebellar

  • adjective relating to or associated with the cerebellum
    • cerebellar artery

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size

  • noun the physical magnitude of something (how big it is)
    • a wolf is about the size of a large dog
  • noun the property resulting from being one of a series of graduated measurements (as of clothing)
    • he wears a size 13 shoe

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atrophy

  • noun a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse
    wasting; wasting away.
  • noun any weakening or degeneration (especially through lack of use)
    withering.

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artery

  • noun a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
    arteria; arterial blood vessel.
  • noun a major thoroughfare that bears important traffic

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prosencephalon

  • noun the anterior portion of the brain; the part of the brain that develops from the anterior part of the neural tube
    forebrain.

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nerve

  • noun any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body
    nervus.
  • noun the courage to carry on
    heart; spunk; mettle.
    • he kept fighting on pure spunk
    • you haven't got the heart for baseball

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vitae

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mammalian

  • noun any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk
    mammal.
  • adjective of or relating to the class Mammalia

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paleocortex

  • noun the olfactory cortex of the cerebrum
    archipallium.

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gray

  • noun a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
    grayness; greyness; grey.
  • noun clothing that is a grey color
    grey.
    • he was dressed in grey

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cognitive

  • adjective of or being or relating to or involving cognition
    • cognitive psychology
    • cognitive style

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nucleus_niger

  • noun a layer of deeply pigmented grey matter in the midbrain; associated with the striate body; is involved in metabolic disturbances associated with Parkinson's disease and with Huntington's disease
    substantia nigra; locus niger.

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mediolateral

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jam

  • noun preserve of crushed fruit
  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; fix; muddle; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage

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signal

  • noun any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message
    signaling; sign.
    • signals from the boat suddenly stopped
  • noun any incitement to action
    • he awaited the signal to start
    • the victory was a signal for wild celebration

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tissue

  • noun part of an organism consisting of an aggregate of cells having a similar structure and function
  • noun a soft thin (usually translucent) paper
    tissue paper.

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medial

  • adjective satellite dividing an animal into right and left halves
    median.
  • adjective satellite relating to or situated in or extending toward the middle
    median.

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pathway

  • noun a bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain
    nerve tract; nerve pathway; tract.
  • noun a trodden path
    footpath.

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cerebrocerebellum

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supragranular

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precerebellar

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contrast

  • noun the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared
    direct contrast.
    • in contrast to", "by contrast
  • noun the act of distinguishing by comparing differences

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braitenberg

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activity

  • noun any specific behavior
    • they avoided all recreational activity
  • noun the state of being active
    action; activeness.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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archicerebellum

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mammal

  • noun any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk
    mammalian.

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cerebellic

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white_matter

  • noun whitish nervous tissue of the CNS consisting of neurons and their myelin sheaths
    substantia alba.

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cinguli

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cord

  • noun a line made of twisted fibers or threads
    • the bundle was tied with a cord
  • noun a unit of amount of wood cut for burning; 128 cubic feet

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medial_geniculate_body

  • noun a neural structure that serves as the last of a series of processing centers along the auditory pathway from the cochlea to the temporal lobe of the cerebral cortex
    medial geniculate; corpus geniculatum mediale.

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peduncle

  • noun the thin process of tissue that attaches a polyp to the body
  • noun stalk bearing an inflorescence or solitary flower

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motor

  • noun machine that converts other forms of energy into mechanical energy and so imparts motion
  • noun a nonspecific agent that imparts motion
    • happiness is the aim of all men and the motor of all action

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neoencephalon

  • noun the part of the brain having the most recent phylogenetic origin; the cerebral cortex and related parts
    neencephalon.

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left_brain

  • noun the cerebral hemisphere to the left of the corpus callosum that controls the right half of the body
    left hemisphere.

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thalmencephalon

  • noun the posterior division of the forebrain; connects the cerebral hemispheres with the mesencephalon
    diencephalon; interbrain; betweenbrain.

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flocculonodular

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module

  • noun one of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
    mental faculty; faculty.
  • noun detachable compartment of a spacecraft

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paleoencephalon

  • noun the more primitive parts of the brain phylogenetically; most structures other than the cerebral cortex
    palaeencephalon; paleencephalon.

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arc

  • noun electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field
    discharge; spark; electric arc; electric discharge.
  • noun a continuous portion of a circle

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hindbrain

  • noun the posterior portion of the brain including cerebellum and brainstem
    rhombencephalon.

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lesion

  • noun any localized abnormal structural change in a bodily part
  • noun an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
    wound.

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neocerebellum

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theory

  • noun a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena
    • theories can incorporate facts and laws and tested hypotheses
    • true in fact and theory
  • noun a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena
    hypothesis; possibility.
    • a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory
    • he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices

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cerebellopontine

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gross

  • noun twelve dozen
    144.
  • noun the entire amount of income before any deductions are made
    receipts; revenue.

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rhombencephalon

  • noun the posterior portion of the brain including cerebellum and brainstem
    hindbrain.

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visceral

  • adjective relating to or affecting the viscera
    splanchnic.
    • visceral bleeding
    • a splanchnic nerve
  • adjective satellite obtained through intuition rather than from reasoning or observation
    nonrational; intuitive.

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dentate_nucleus

  • noun a large laminar nucleus of grey matter within the white matter of each cerebral hemisphere

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plasticity

  • noun the property of being physically malleable; the property of something that can be worked or hammered or shaped without breaking
    malleability.

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acerebellar

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cerebral

  • adjective involving intelligence rather than emotions or instinct
    intellectual.
    • a cerebral approach to the problem
    • cerebral drama
  • adjective of or relating to the cerebrum or brain
    • cerebral hemisphere
    • cerebral activity

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nuclear

  • adjective (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy
    atomic.
    • nuclear war
    • nuclear weapons
    • atomic bombs
  • adjective of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of an atom
    • nuclear physics
    • nuclear fission
    • nuclear forces

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cerebellitis

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limbic_brain

  • noun a system of functionally related neural structures in the brain that are involved in emotional behavior
    visceral brain; limbic system.

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wernicke's_area

  • noun the auditory word center; located in the posterior part of the superior temporal convolution in most people
    Wernicke's center.

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cell

  • noun any small compartment
    • the cells of a honeycomb
  • noun (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals

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telencephalon

  • noun the anterior division of the forebrain; the cerebrum and related parts of the hypothalamus

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extracerebellar

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teaching

  • noun the profession of a teacher
    pedagogy; instruction.
    • he prepared for teaching while still in college
    • pedagogy is recognized as an important profession
  • noun a doctrine that is taught
    precept; commandment.
    • the teachings of religion
    • he believed all the Christian precepts

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white

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    whiteness.
  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White person; Caucasian.

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mamillary_body

  • noun one of two small round structures on the undersurface of the brain that form the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
    mammillary body; corpus mamillare.

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hemihydranencephaly

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subthalamus

  • noun the ventral part of the thalamus

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epencephalon

(Anat.) The segment of the brain next behind the midbrain, including the cerebellum and pons; the hindbrain. Sometimes abbreviated to epen.

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albus

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movement

  • noun a change of position that does not entail a change of location
    motion; move; motility.
    • the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise
    • movement is a sign of life
    • an impatient move of his hand
    • gastrointestinal motility
  • noun the act of changing location from one place to another
    motion; move.
    • police controlled the motion of the crowd
    • the movement of people from the farms to the cities
    • his move put him directly in my path

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body

  • noun the entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)
    organic structure; physical structure.
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  • noun a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body

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collateral

  • noun a security pledged for the repayment of a loan
  • adjective descended from a common ancestor but through different lines
    indirect.
    • cousins are collateral relatives
    • an indirect descendant of the Stuarts

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efferent

  • noun a nerve that conveys impulses toward or to muscles or glands
    motor nerve; efferent nerve.
  • adjective of nerves and nerve impulses; conveying information away from the CNS
    motorial.
    • efferent nerves and impulses

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hippocampus

  • noun a complex neural structure (shaped like a sea horse) consisting of grey matter and located on the floor of each lateral ventricle; intimately involved in motivation and emotion as part of the limbic system; has a central role in the formation of memories
  • noun seahorses
    genus Hippocampus.

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paleocerebellum

  • noun the anterior lobe of the cerebellum which was one of the earliest parts of the hindbrain to develop in mammals

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medulla_oblongata

  • noun lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata)
    bulb; medulla.
    • the medulla oblongata is the most vital part of the brain because it contains centers controlling breathing and heart functioning

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corticocerebellar

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tree

  • noun a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
  • noun a figure that branches from a single root
    tree diagram.
    • genealogical tree

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archipallium

  • noun the olfactory cortex of the cerebrum
    paleocortex.

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stem

  • noun (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
    root word; radical; theme; base; root.
    • thematic vowels are part of the stem
  • noun a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
    stalk.

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globosus

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piriform_lobe

  • noun pear-shaped neural structure on either side of the brain in the rhinencephalon
    pyriform area; pyriform lobe; piriform area.

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synapsis

  • noun the side by side pairing of homologous maternal and paternal chromosomes at the start of meiosis

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magna

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motor_control

  • noun control of muscles

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basal_ganglion

  • noun any of several masses of subcortical grey matter at the base of each cerebral hemisphere that seem to be involved in the regulation of voluntary movement

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pons_varolii

  • noun a band of nerve fibers linking the medulla oblongata and the cerebellum with the midbrain
    pons.

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piriform_area

  • noun pear-shaped neural structure on either side of the brain in the rhinencephalon
    pyriform area; pyriform lobe; piriform lobe.

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reflex_arc

  • noun the neural path of a reflex

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geniculatum

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fissure

  • noun a long narrow depression in a surface
    crevice; chap; cranny; crack.
  • noun a long narrow opening
    crevice; cleft; scissure; crack.

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right_brain

  • noun the cerebral hemisphere to the right of the corpus callosum that controls the left half of the body
    right hemisphere.

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enlargement

  • noun the act of increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope
    expansion.
  • noun the state of being enlarged

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spinal

  • noun anesthesia of the lower half of the body; caused by injury to the spinal cord or by injecting an anesthetic beneath the arachnoid membrane that surrounds the spinal cord
    spinal anaesthesia; spinal anesthesia.
  • adjective of or relating to the spine or spinal cord
    • spinal cord
    • spinal injury

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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craniocerebellocardiac

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brainstem

  • noun the part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus
    brain-stem; brain stem.

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david

  • noun patron saint of Wales (circa 520-600)
    Saint David; St. David.
  • noun French neoclassical painter who actively supported the French Revolution (1748-1825)
    Jacques Louis David.

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hypothalamus

  • noun a basal part of the diencephalon governing autonomic nervous system

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medial_geniculate

  • noun a neural structure that serves as the last of a series of processing centers along the auditory pathway from the cochlea to the temporal lobe of the cerebral cortex
    medial geniculate body; corpus geniculatum mediale.

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circuit

  • noun an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
    electrical circuit; electric circuit.
  • noun a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area
    tour.
    • they took an extended tour of Europe
    • we took a quick circuit of the park
    • a ten-day coach circuit of the island

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ans

  • noun the part of the nervous system of vertebrates that controls involuntary actions of the smooth muscles and heart and glands
    autonomic nervous system.
  • noun an associate degree in nursing
    AN; Associate in Nursing.

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action

  • noun something done (usually as opposed to something said)
    • there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions
  • noun the state of being active
    activeness; activity.
    • his sphere of activity
    • he is out of action

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narrow

  • noun a narrow strait connecting two bodies of water
  • verb make or become more narrow or restricted
    contract.
    • The selection was narrowed
    • The road narrowed

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corpus_geniculatum_laterale

  • noun a neural structure that serves as a processing station on the way from the retina to the occipital lobe of the cerebral cortex
    lateral geniculate body; lateral geniculate.

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stripe

  • noun an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material
    band; banding.
  • noun a piece of braid, usually on the sleeve, indicating military rank or length of service

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broca's_area

  • noun the motor speech center in the left hemisphere of the brain in most people
    Broca's convolution; Broca's gyrus; convolution of Broca; Broca's center.

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frontocerebellar

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convolution

  • noun the shape of something rotating rapidly
    swirl; whirl; vortex.
  • noun a convex fold or elevation in the surface of the brain
    gyrus.

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broca's_gyrus

  • noun the motor speech center in the left hemisphere of the brain in most people
    Broca's convolution; convolution of Broca; Broca's center; Broca's area.

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mantle

  • noun the cloak as a symbol of authority
    • place the mantle of authority on younger shoulders
  • noun United States baseball player (1931-1997)
    Mickey Mantle; Mickey Charles Mantle.

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cerebellous

(Anat.) Pertaining to the cerebellum.

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vertebrate

  • noun animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
    craniate.
  • adjective having a backbone or spinal column
    • fishes and amphibians and reptiles and birds and mammals are verbetrate animals

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broca

  • noun French anthropologist who studied the craniums and brains of different races of people; remembered for his discovery that articulate speech depends on an area of the brain now known as Broca's area (1824-1880)
    Pierre-Paul Broca.

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cerebral_hemisphere

  • noun either half of the cerebrum
    hemisphere.

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primary

  • noun a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen
    primary election.
  • noun one of the main flight feathers projecting along the outer edge of a bird's wing
    primary feather; primary quill.

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locus

  • noun the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)
    locale; venue.
  • noun the specific site of a particular gene on its chromosome

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axon

  • noun long nerve fiber that conducts away from the cell body of the neuron
    axone.

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dendrite

  • noun short fiber that conducts toward the cell body of the neuron

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right

  • noun an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; it is something that nobody can take away"
    • they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights
    • Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt
    • a right is not something that somebody gives you
  • noun location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east
    • he stood on the right

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broca's_convolution

  • noun the motor speech center in the left hemisphere of the brain in most people
    Broca's gyrus; convolution of Broca; Broca's center; Broca's area.

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spinocerebellar

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learning

  • noun the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge
    acquisition.
    • the child's acquisition of language
  • noun profound scholarly knowledge
    eruditeness; encyclopaedism; learnedness; erudition; encyclopedism; scholarship.

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strip

  • noun a relatively long narrow piece of something
    • he felt a flat strip of muscle
  • noun artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
    slip.

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mesencephalon

  • noun the middle portion of the brain
    midbrain.

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niger

  • noun an African river; flows into the South Atlantic
    Niger River.
  • noun a landlocked republic in West Africa; gained independence from France in 1960; most of the country is dominated by the Sahara Desert
    Republic of Niger.

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parencephalocele

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posterior

  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; seat; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; behind; tooshie; hind end; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?
  • noun a tooth situated at the back of the mouth
    back tooth.

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dysfunction

  • noun (medicine) any disturbance in the functioning of an organ or body part or a disturbance in the functioning of a social group
    disfunction.
    • erectile dysfunction
    • sexual relationship dysfunction

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pyriform_lobe

  • noun pear-shaped neural structure on either side of the brain in the rhinencephalon
    pyriform area; piriform lobe; piriform area.

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broca's_center

  • noun the motor speech center in the left hemisphere of the brain in most people
    Broca's convolution; Broca's gyrus; convolution of Broca; Broca's area.

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type

  • noun a subdivision of a particular kind of thing
    • what type of sculpture do you prefer?
  • noun a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    case; eccentric; character.
    • a real character
    • a strange character
    • a friendly eccentric
    • the capable type
    • a mental case

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gross_anatomy

  • noun the study of the structure of the body and its parts without the use of a microscope
    macroscopic anatomy.

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area

  • noun a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)
    country.
    • it was a mountainous area
    • Bible country
  • noun a subject of study
    • it was his area of specialization
    • areas of interest include...

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microzone

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medicerebellar

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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transcerebellar

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parencephalon

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purkinje

  • noun Bohemian physiologist remembered for his discovery of Purkinje cells and the Purkinje network (1787-1869)
    Johannes Evangelista Purkinje; Jan Evangelista Purkinje.

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geniculate_body

  • noun one of four small oval masses that protrude slightly from the underside of the thalamus and function as synaptic centers on the way to the cerebral cortex

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nerve_center

  • noun a center that provides information and control
    nerve centre.
    • the nerve center of the diamond industry is in Amsterdam
  • noun a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process
    nerve centre; center; centre.
    • in most people the speech center is in the left hemisphere

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inferior_colliculus

  • noun an essential auditory center in the midbrain

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vermis_cerebelli

  • noun the narrow central part of the cerebellum between the two hemispheres
    vermis.

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mar

  • noun the month following February and preceding April
    March.
  • noun a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)
    blemish; defect.
    • a facial blemish

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spike

  • noun a transient variation in voltage or current
  • noun sports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes
    • spikes provide greater traction

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respiratory_center

  • noun the center in the medulla oblongata and pons that integrates sensory information about the level of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood and determines the signals to be sent to the respiratory muscles

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corpus

  • noun capital as contrasted with the income derived from it
    principal sum; principal.
  • noun a collection of writings
    • he edited the Hemingway corpus

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cortico

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arborvitae

  • noun any of several Asian and North American conifers of the genera Thuja and Thujopsis

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cuneocerebellar

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direction

  • noun a line leading to a place or point
    way.
    • he looked the other direction
    • didn't know the way home
  • noun the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves
    • he checked the direction and velocity of the wind

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visceral_brain

  • noun a system of functionally related neural structures in the brain that are involved in emotional behavior
    limbic brain; limbic system.

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radiation

  • noun energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles
  • noun the act of spreading outward from a central source

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autonomic_nervous_system

  • noun the part of the nervous system of vertebrates that controls involuntary actions of the smooth muscles and heart and glands
    ANS.

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mamillare

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wernicke's_center

  • noun the auditory word center; located in the posterior part of the superior temporal convolution in most people
    Wernicke's area.

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cerebral_mantle

  • noun the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum
    pallium; cerebral cortex; cortex.

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gait

  • noun the rate of moving (especially walking or running)
    pace.
  • noun a horse's manner of moving

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basal

  • adjective especially of leaves; located at the base of a plant or stem; especially arising directly from the root or rootstock or a root-like stem
    radical.
    • basal placentation
    • radical leaves
  • adjective satellite serving as or forming a base
    base.
    • the painter applied a base coat followed by two finishing coats

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auditory_center

  • noun the part of the brain (in a fold of the cerebral cortex of the temporal lobe on both sides of the brain) that receives impulses from the ear by way of the auditory nerve

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cerebrocerebellar

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littlebrain

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myelencephalon

  • noun the posterior part of the hindbrain in developing vertebrates; forms the medulla oblongata in adults

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neopallium

  • noun the cortical part of the neencephalon
    neocortex.

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mamillary

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lobe

  • noun (anatomy) a somewhat rounded subdivision of a bodily organ or part
    • ear lobe
  • noun (botany) a part into which a leaf is divided

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bulb

  • noun a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure
  • noun electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity
    lightbulb; electric light; light bulb; electric-light bulb; incandescent lamp.

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medial

  • adjective satellite dividing an animal into right and left halves
    median.
  • adjective satellite relating to or situated in or extending toward the middle
    median.

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symptom

  • noun (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
  • noun anything that accompanies X and is regarded as an indication of X's existence

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cisterna

  • noun a sac or cavity containing fluid especially lymph or cerebrospinal fluid
    cistern.

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congenital

  • adjective satellite present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development
    innate; inborn.

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middle

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; eye; center; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun an intermediate part or section
    • A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle

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substantia_nigra

  • noun a layer of deeply pigmented grey matter in the midbrain; associated with the striate body; is involved in metabolic disturbances associated with Parkinson's disease and with Huntington's disease
    nucleus niger; locus niger.

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corpus_mamillare

  • noun one of two small round structures on the undersurface of the brain that form the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
    mammillary body; mamillary body.

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colliculus

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reflex

  • noun an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
    inborn reflex; innate reflex; reflex action; instinctive reflex; reflex response; unconditioned reflex; physiological reaction.
  • adjective satellite without volition or conscious control
    automatic; reflexive.
    • the automatic shrinking of the pupils of the eye in strong light
    • a reflex knee jerk
    • sneezing is reflexive

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receptive

  • adjective satellite open to arguments, ideas, or change
    • receptive to reason and the logic of facts
  • adjective ready or willing to receive favorably
    open.
    • receptive to the proposals

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neural

  • adjective of or relating to the nervous system
    nervous.
    • nervous disease
    • neural disorder
  • adjective of or relating to neurons
    neuronic; neuronal.
    • neural network

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olivopontocerebellar

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single

  • noun a base hit on which the batter stops safely at first base
    bingle.
  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; one; 1.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one

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medulla_spinalis

  • noun a major part of the central nervous system which conducts sensory and motor nerve impulses to and from the brain; a long tubelike structure extending from the base of the brain through the vertebral canal to the upper lumbar region
    spinal cord.

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corticothalamocerebellar

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matter

  • noun a vaguely specified concern
    thing; affair.
    • several matters to attend to
    • it is none of your affair
    • things are going well
  • noun some situation or event that is thought about
    topic; issue; subject.
    • he kept drifting off the topic
    • he had been thinking about the subject for several years
    • it is a matter for the police

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spinal_cord

  • noun a major part of the central nervous system which conducts sensory and motor nerve impulses to and from the brain; a long tubelike structure extending from the base of the brain through the vertebral canal to the upper lumbar region
    medulla spinalis.

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microzones

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golgi_cell

  • noun a neuron in the cerebral cortex with short dendrites and with either a long axon or a short axon that ramifies in the grey matter
    Golgi's cell.

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amplitude

  • noun (physics) the maximum displacement of a periodic wave
  • noun the property of copious abundance
    bountifulness; bounty.

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error

  • noun a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
    fault; mistake.
    • he made a bad mistake
    • she was quick to point out my errors
    • I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults
  • noun inadvertent incorrectness
    erroneousness.

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flocculus

(Anat.) A small lobe in the under surface of the cerebellum, near the middle peduncle; the subpeduncular lobe.

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ganglion

  • noun an encapsulated neural structure consisting of a collection of cell bodies or neurons

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groove

  • noun a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record)
    channel.
  • noun a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape
    rut.
    • they fell into a conversational rut

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intracerebellar

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dendritic

  • adjective (neuroscience) of or relating to or resembling a dendrite
    • dendritic fiber

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control

  • noun power to direct or determine
    • under control
  • noun a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another
    • measures for the control of disease
    • they instituted controls over drinking on campus

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function

  • noun (mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)
    single-valued function; mathematical function; mapping; map.
  • noun what something is used for
    use; role; purpose.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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layer

  • noun single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance
    bed.
    • slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach
  • noun a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another

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processing

  • noun preparing or putting through a prescribed procedure
    • the processing of newly arrived immigrants
    • the processing of ore to obtain minerals
  • verb subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition
    process; treat.
    • process cheese
    • process hair
    • treat the water so it can be drunk
    • treat the lawn with chemicals
    • treat an oil spill

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theorize

  • verb to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
    conjecture; hypothesize; theorise; hypothesise; suppose; speculate; hypothecate.
    • Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps
  • verb construct a theory about
    • Galileo theorized the motion of the stars

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mammillary_body

  • noun one of two small round structures on the undersurface of the brain that form the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
    mamillary body; corpus mamillare.

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mossy

  • adjective satellite overgrown with moss
    moss-grown.
  • adjective satellite (used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned
    fogyish; moss-grown; stodgy; stick-in-the-mud.
    • moss-grown ideas about family life

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neuron

  • noun a cell that is specialized to conduct nerve impulses
    nerve cell.

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brain-stem

  • noun the part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus
    brain stem; brainstem.

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deep

  • noun the central and most intense or profound part
    • in the deep of night
    • in the deep of winter
  • noun a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor
    trench; oceanic abyss.

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cluster

  • noun a grouping of a number of similar things
    clustering; clump; bunch.
    • a bunch of trees
    • a cluster of admirers
  • verb come together as in a cluster or flock
    flock; clump; constellate.
    • The poets constellate in this town every summer

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falx

(Anat.) A curved fold or process of the dura mater or the peritoneum; esp., one of the partitionlike folds of the dura mater which extend into the great fissures of the brain.

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pyriform_area

  • noun pear-shaped neural structure on either side of the brain in the rhinencephalon
    pyriform lobe; piriform lobe; piriform area.

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cerebrum

  • noun anterior portion of the brain consisting of two hemispheres; dominant part of the brain in humans

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superior_colliculus

  • noun an essential visual center between the retina and the striate cortex

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vermis

  • noun the narrow central part of the cerebellum between the two hemispheres
    vermis cerebelli.

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simple

  • noun any herbaceous plant having medicinal properties
  • noun a person lacking intelligence or common sense
    simpleton.

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afferent_fiber

  • noun a nerve fiber that carries impulses toward the central nervous system
    sensory fiber.

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right_hemisphere

  • noun the cerebral hemisphere to the right of the corpus callosum that controls the left half of the body
    right brain.

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arbor

  • noun tree (as opposed to shrub)
  • noun any of various rotating shafts that serve as axes for larger rotating parts
    spindle; mandrel; mandril.

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angle

  • noun the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians
  • noun a biased way of looking at or presenting something
    slant.

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viewpoint

  • noun a mental position from which things are viewed
    standpoint; stand; point of view.
    • we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians
    • teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events
  • noun a place from which something can be viewed
    vantage point.
    • from that vantage point he could survey the whole valley

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lateral_geniculate

  • noun a neural structure that serves as a processing station on the way from the retina to the occipital lobe of the cerebral cortex
    lateral geniculate body; corpus geniculatum laterale.

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output

  • noun final product; the things produced
    end product.
  • noun production of a certain amount
    yield.

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diencephalon

  • noun the posterior division of the forebrain; connects the cerebral hemispheres with the mesencephalon
    interbrain; thalmencephalon; betweenbrain.

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laterale

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spinocerebellum

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nigra

  • noun (ethnic slur) extremely offensive name for a Black person
    nigga; nigger; jigaboo; coon; spade.
    • only a Black can call another Black a nigga

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damage

  • noun the occurrence of a change for the worse
    harm; impairment.
  • noun loss of military equipment
    equipment casualty.

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pontine

Of or pertaining to an extensive marshy district between Rome and Naples. Written also Pomptine.

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cerebellothalamic

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field

  • noun a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed
    • he planted a field of wheat
  • noun a region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
    battlefield; battleground; field of battle; field of honor.
    • they made a tour of Civil War battlefields

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complex

  • noun a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
    composite.
    • the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town
  • noun a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated
    coordination compound.

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superior

  • noun one of greater rank or station or quality
    superordinate; higher-up.
  • noun the head of a religious community

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animal

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; fauna; creature.
  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; carnal; sensual.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice

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cingulate_gyrus

  • noun a long curved structure on the medial surface of the cerebral hemispheres; the cortical part of the limbic system
    gyrus cinguli.

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neencephalon

  • noun the part of the brain having the most recent phylogenetic origin; the cerebral cortex and related parts
    neoencephalon.

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ray

  • noun a column of light (as from a beacon)
    shaft; ray of light; irradiation; shaft of light; beam; beam of light; light beam.
  • noun a branch of an umbel or an umbelliform inflorescence

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paravermis

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hypothalamocerebellar

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locus_niger

  • noun a layer of deeply pigmented grey matter in the midbrain; associated with the striate body; is involved in metabolic disturbances associated with Parkinson's disease and with Huntington's disease
    substantia nigra; nucleus niger.

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independent

  • noun a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics)
    mugwump; fencesitter.
  • noun a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
    freelance; freelancer; free-lance; free lance; self-employed person.

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autonomic

  • adjective satellite relating to or controlled by the autonomic nervous system
    • autonomic reflexes

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substantia

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cerebellothalamocortical

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centre

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; middle; eye; center.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun a low-lying region in central France

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arbor vitae

(Bot.) An evergreen tree of the cypress tribe, genus Thuja. The American species is the T. occidentalis.

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forebrain

  • noun the anterior portion of the brain; the part of the brain that develops from the anterior part of the neural tube
    prosencephalon.

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neural_structure

  • noun a structure that is part of the nervous system

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anatomy

  • noun the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
    general anatomy.
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; figure; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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basket

  • noun a container that is usually woven and has handles
    handbasket.
  • noun the quantity contained in a basket
    basketful.

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aica

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gyrus

  • noun a convex fold or elevation in the surface of the brain
    convolution.

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nucleus

  • noun a part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction
    karyon; cell nucleus.
  • noun the positively charged dense center of an atom

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brain_stem

  • noun the part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus
    brain-stem; brainstem.

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neocortex

  • noun the cortical part of the neencephalon
    neopallium.

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midbrain

  • noun the middle portion of the brain
    mesencephalon.

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gray_matter

  • noun greyish nervous tissue containing cell bodies as well as fibers; forms the cerebral cortex consisting of unmyelinated neurons
    grey matter; grey substance; substantia grisea; gray substance.

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gyrus_cinguli

  • noun a long curved structure on the medial surface of the cerebral hemispheres; the cortical part of the limbic system
    cingulate gyrus.

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parallel

  • noun something having the property of being analogous to something else
    analogue; analog.
  • noun an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
    latitude; parallel of latitude; line of latitude.

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structure

  • noun a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts
    construction.
    • the structure consisted of a series of arches
    • she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons
  • noun the manner of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts
    • artists must study the structure of the human body
    • the structure of the benzene molecule

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inhibitory

  • adjective satellite restrictive of action
    repressive; repressing.
    • a repressive regime
    • an overly strict and inhibiting discipline

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efferent_fiber

  • noun a nerve fiber that carries impulses toward the muscles or glands
    motor fiber.

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cerebellomedullary

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center

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; middle; eye; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher
    centerfield; center field.
    • he hit the ball to deep center

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cingulate

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glomerulus

  • noun a small intertwined group of capillaries in the malpighian body; it filters the blood during urine formation

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interbrain

  • noun the posterior division of the forebrain; connects the cerebral hemispheres with the mesencephalon
    diencephalon; thalmencephalon; betweenbrain.

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corpus_geniculatum_mediale

  • noun a neural structure that serves as the last of a series of processing centers along the auditory pathway from the cochlea to the temporal lobe of the cerebral cortex
    medial geniculate; medial geniculate body.

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cortex

  • noun the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum
    pallium; cerebral cortex; cerebral mantle.
  • noun the tissue forming the outer layer of an organ or structure in plant or animal

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olfactory_brain

  • noun a center in the cerebral hemispheres that governs the sense of smell in lower animals; in humans it seems to mediate complex emotional behavior
    rhinencephalon.

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mammillary

Of or pertaining to the mammilla, or nipple, or to the breast; resembling a mammilla; mammilloid.

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cerebelli

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electrosensory

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autonomic_ganglion

  • noun any of the ganglia of the autonomic system whose unmyelinated fibers innervate the internal organs

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left

  • noun location near or direction toward the left side; i.e. the side to the north when a person or object faces east
    • she stood on the left
  • noun those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare
    left wing.

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