cuneus


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cuneus

(ˈkjuːnɪəs)
n
(Anatomy) a small wedge-shaped area of the cerebral cortex
[C19: from Latin cuneus wedge]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Los Miridos generalmente pueden ser reconocidos como "insectos de tamano mediano o pequeno, ordinariamente delicados; ocelos ausentes; rostro con 4 segmentos; cuneus habitualmente presente, embolium indiferenciado; tarsos casi invariablemente trisegmentados" (Richards & Davies, 1984).
Those with smaller cuneus and precuneus grey matter volumes experienced pride more readily; those with larger right inferior temporal volume of grey matter experienced gratitude more readily.
FDG uptake at baseline was lower in the left parietal region of presymptomatic carriers than in the healthy controls, and at follow-up, this difference spread to the left posterior cingulate cortex and other parietal regions and to the left middle frontal gyrus and the bilateral cuneus.
It was reported that the right amygdala activation had a negative modulation on medial and superior frontal regions, anterior cingulate, inferior parietal, precuneus, and cuneus.
Component 11 showed differences in the middle temporal gyrus, lingual gyrus, subgyral regions, cuneus, superior temporal gyrus, precuneus, superior parietal lobule, inferior parietal lobule, and middle occipital gyrus.
Apathy in PD is caused by a dysfunction or neuronal loss in a complex neural network, which is not limited to the limbic loop of the BG, but includes the mesocorticolimbic pathway, the caudate nucleus, the lateral prefrontal cortices, the inferior medial frontal gyrus, the cingulate cortex, the insula, the cuneus, and the temporoparietal region [131, 132].
Results: Compared with the preoperation counterparts, the PA patients with improved vision after the operation exhibited reduced ReHo in the bilateral thalamus, globus pallidus, caudate nucleus, putamen nucleus, supplementary motor area, and left hippocampal formation, and increased ReHo in the bilateral cuneus gyrus, calcarine gyrus, right lingual gyrus, and fusiform gyrus.
Enlargements were seen bilaterally in the superior temporal, posterior middle temporal, and inferior postcentral gyri, and superior frontal gyrus, straight gyrus, cuneus, and precuneus in the medial views of the right hemisphere [55].
2003) comparando adultos jovenes con adultos mayores sanos, se ha encontrado que estos ultimos con alta reserva cognitiva poseen cerebros capaces de generar una respuesta diferencial como mecanismo para hacer frente a los cambios propios del envejecimiento, asi el rendimiento entre adultos jovenes y adultos mayores sanos con alta RCog se observa similar, lo que varia es la red utilizada para alcanzar el objetivo en la tarea, asi en una tarea de memoria por ejemplo, el ultimo grupo refleja el uso de redes neurales alternativas en regiones derechas en especial en el cuneus de la region occipital, en comparacion con jovenes que usan las regiones parietal y temporal izquierdas.
decreased connectivity in the left cuneus and left inferior parietal and the right middle temporal lobes
Compared with the normal controls, the regions expanded in the blind men's brain located at Brodmann 19, 31 where one finds the occipital lobe, cuneus, superior occipital gyrus, limbic lobe, cingulate gyrus.
Structural abnormalities in the cuneus associated with Herpes Simplex Virus (type 1) infection in people at ultra high risk of developing psychosis.