encephalic


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en·ce·phal·ic

 (ĕn′sə-făl′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the brain.
2. Located within the cranial cavity.

encephalic

(ˌɛnsɪˈfælɪk; ˌɛnkɪ-)
adj
(Anatomy) of or relating to the brain
Translations

encephalic

[ensɪˈfælɪk] ADJencefálico

en·ce·phal·ic

a. encefálico-a, rel. al encéfalo o cerebro.
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Numerous conditions may compromise the passage of food along the digestive tract, such as severe head injury, brain tumors, cranial encephalic trauma, cerebral hemorrhage and cerebral infarction.
Attachment to the main caregiver has a clear effect on the molding of the developing NS, so that a negative interaction and/ or a lack of care are the triggers for cognitive deficits stemming from an alteration in the encephalic structure and its functioning (Bosquet Enlow et al.
In a study performed with dysphagic patients, after encephalic vascular accident, significant alterations were verified in relation of time of eating, fear of eating, mental and social health and fatigue after evaluation through the SWAL-QOL, referring impairments which are similar to the findings of the present study, considering QOL20.
Specifically, near distance visual processing mainly involves the left encephalic region (Weiss et al.
After hatching, the larvae had an elongated and transparent body with olfactory pits, encephalic vesicles, and otic vesicles with two otoliths.
Moreover, nonencephalic electromagnetic activity, such as that from the eyes and from the cardiac and facial muscles, is also recorded by EEG or MEG and can be up to a thousand times stronger than the encephalic signal of interest [1].
Recent studies showed that the TLE involves some encephalic regions such as the hippocampus and some of its neighboring regions including the thalamus, amygdala, and entorhinal cortex [3, 4].
The encephalic opioid system is involved in the development of drug addiction through its role in reward [2].
In this context he includes a fairly long chapter on melancholy, (25) in which he distinguishes between three types--epigastric, encephalic, and general--a division that goes back to Rufus of Ephesus.
This ND has as risk factors presence of cerebral aneurysm, aortic atherosclerosis, dilated cardiomyopathy, encephalic traumatic brain injury, brain tumor, thrombolytic therapy, hypertension, among others.
The effect of cypermethrin on the CNS is principally through an increase of the opening time of the voltage-dependent sodium channels, but also affects the GABA receptors and GABA encephalic levels.
They sampled serum and CSF in 51 adults: 11 with meningitis, 7 with encephalic injuries, 25 with neurocysticercosis, and 8 controls.