Callosum


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Cal`lo´sum


n.1.(Anat.) The great band commissural fibers which unites the two cerebral hemispheres. See corpus callosum, under Carpus.
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Researchers have looked for any differences between Einstein's brain and the physiological characteristics of other individuals to attribute the scientific genius to Einstein's corpus callosum being thicker than that in others.
The damage occurs in the corpus callosum, the structure that allows communication between the brain's left and right hemispheres.
6%) were found to have corpus callosum agenesis (Fig.
Callosum allows monitoring and optimized control of the vessel s propulsion system as well as all on-board ship systems and since 2008, it has proved its effectiveness in demanding operational assignments with numerous navies and coast guard authorities.
What playing musical instruments does that other activities don't is strengthen the corpus callosum that links the hemispheres of the brain by creating new connections.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) during the acute episode in both patients revealed extensive symmetric restricted diffusion involving the entire corpus callosum, the pons, and subcortical white matter with reduced apparent diffusion coefficient values.
Cranial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed atrophy of the brain stem, pontine punctate hyperintensities on T2 weighted images, also bilateral T2 hyperintensities in centrum semiovale, and corpus callosum.
Subsequent magnetic resonance imaging of the brain revealed extensive lesions in the periventricular deep white matter, corpus callosum, cerebellum, and brainstem consistent with long-standing MS.
Arnall continues: "Scientifically, there may be an anatomical reason females are both good at wrapping gifts and enjoy doing so - it's called the corpus callosum.
The corpus callosum (CC) is known to be the largest white-matter fibre tract in the brain.
Significant fitnessrelated differences were seen in several key white matter regions, including the corpus callosum which joins the brain's left and right hemispheres.
The contributors of these thirteen essays examine modifications in communication and psychopathology over time, including brain evolution and phylogenesis (the evolution of language, navigation discourse and the original language), brain abnormalities in schizophrenics (cortex symmetry and language processing, (disordered brain network function in adolescents, corpose callosum communication and language disturbances, structural and functional brain imaging of thought disorders, brain structural abnormalities, social function and psychopathology in schizophrenia) psychopathology ad schizophrenia (hallucinations, morbidity adjustments and linguistic abilities, and thought disorders and cognitive redemption).