subcortex


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sub·cor·tex

 (sŭb-kôr′tĕks)
n. pl. sub·cor·ti·ces (-tĭ-sēz′)
The portion of the brain immediately below the cerebral cortex.

sub·cor′ti·cal (-tĭ-kəl) adj.
sub·cor′ti·cal·ly adv.

subcortex

(sʌbˈkɔːtɛks)
n, pl -tices (-tɪˌsiːz)
(Anatomy) anatomy the matter of the brain situated beneath the cerebral cortex
subcortical adj

sub•cor•tex

(sʌbˈkɔr tɛks)
n., pl. -ti•ces (-təˌsiz)
the region of the brain that lies below the cerebral cortex.
sub•cor′ti•cal (-tɪ kəl) adj.
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Characteristic findings in the brain and spinal cord include thin cerebral cortices with enlarged ventricles and increased extra-axial fluid collections, intracranial calcifications particularly between the cortex and subcortex, abnormal gyral patterns, absent or hypoplastic corpus callosum, hypoplasia of the cerebellum or cerebellar vermis, and hypoplasia of the ventral cord (8-10).
Swallowing occurs when descending excitatory and inhibitory signals from the cortex and subcortex and ascending signals from the oropharyngeal area trigger the central pattern generator in the bulbar reticular formation (5).
The percentage of TUNEL-positive cells in cerebral subcortex decreased significantly in AdHIF-1a group versus CIR and Ad groups at 72 h postreperfusion (P < 0.
The three auricular acupressure points chosen were shen men, point zero, and the subcortex point.
The regions include the motor cortex, premotor cortex, dorsal lateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC), cingulate motor area, supplementary motor area (SMA), and a few regions in the parietal lobe, subcortex, and brainstem.
2] flair signal in bilateral basal ganglia, hippocampus, insular lobe, and subcortex of frontal gyrus rectus.
During this period, Woolsey used electric current in animal research for the mapping of the cortex and subcortex.
MRI of the brain showed multiple high-intensity spotty lesions in the left cerebral cortex and subcortex (16).
University of Tennessee researcher Kanwaljeet Anand disagrees, saying that younger fetuses still feel pain, but in a primitive part of the brain called the subcortex.
En Ozenda & Clauzade (1970) y Clauzade & Roux (1985), los autores interpretan el subcortex como medula, mencionan una separacion nitida entre esta y el estrato cortical, y le atribuyen las reacciones propias del subcortex.
Says the other expectant mother, "[T]hen there were five minutes at the end about labour pain being an illusion pro-rooted by capitalist doctors, and how it was really only messages from the subcortex of the brain which you could turn off by stimulating the cortex.
Pretreatment with 75, 100 and 50 mg/kg/day OLE for 30 days resulted in an increased of glutathione levels in subcortex area (p = 0.