cuneus


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cuneus

(ˈkjuːnɪəs)
n
(Anatomy) a small wedge-shaped area of the cerebral cortex
[C19: from Latin cuneus wedge]
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Noun1.cuneus - any shape that is triangular in cross sectioncuneus - any shape that is triangular in cross section
triangle, trigon, trilateral - a three-sided polygon
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Hemelytra: Clavus dark brown, central section of corium broadly medium brown, anterior angles of corium and basal half of cuneus pale white, anterior half of cuneus pale brown; wing membrane including veins uniformly dark fumate brown: hemelytral surface bearing scattered senti-erect, golden, simple setae only.
They found pronounced group differences (heightened levels of gyrification in active meditation practitioners) across a wide swatch of the cortex, including the left precentral gyrus, the left and right anterior dorsal insula, the right fusiform gyrus and the right cuneus.
During this measure of executive function, decreases were seen in the cuneus, middle temporal gyrus, inferior parietal lobule, insula, and medial dorsal nucleus of thalamus.
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pumilio are readily distinguished by coloration (Herring 1966; Salas 1995) notably by the lack of pigmentation in all femora and basal antennal segments and lack of pigmentation in the cuneus section of the wings in O.
By the early 3rd Century, the garrison had changed to the Cuneus Frisiorum Vinoviensium, which was originally recruited in Holland.
The volume is comprised of annotated texts of the Basilicon Doron, The Trew Law of Free Monarchies, Triplici Nodo, Triplex Cuneus, speeches to Parliament and in Star Chamber, a Meditation upon the 27th, 28th, and 29th Verses of the 27th Chapter of Saint Matthew, and His Majesties Declaration, Touching his Proceedings in the Late Assemblie and Convention of Parliament (1622) - a considerable, though not complete, edition of James's political thought.
com) for the following body parts: body length, clypeus to cuneus length, head width, interocular distance, length of antennal segments I and II, pronotum length and width.
05), and reduced SWM response relative to vigilance in medial prefrontal cortex, medial posterior cingulate and cuneus, and several temporal regions (p < .
1); corium with a large pale patch above costal fracture; cuneus uniformly, dark brown.