cortical region


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Noun1.cortical region - any of various regions of the cerebral cortex
region, area - a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve; "in the abdominal region"
cerebral cortex, cerebral mantle, cortex, pallium - the layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum
association area, association cortex - cortical areas that are neither motor or sensory but are thought to be involved in higher processing of information
auditory area, auditory cortex - the cortical area that receives auditory information from the medial geniculate body
Brodmann's area - one of the cortical areas mapped out on the basis of its cytoarchitecture
language area, language zone - a large cortical area (in the left hemisphere in most people) containing all the centers associated with language
excitable area, motor area, motor cortex, motor region, Rolando's area - the cortical area that influences motor movements
sensorium - the areas of the brain that process and register incoming sensory information and make possible the conscious awareness of the world
sensorimotor area, sensorimotor region - an area of the cortex including the precentral gyrus and the postcentral gyrus and combining sensory and motor functions
visual area, visual cortex - the cortical area that receives information from the lateral geniculate body of the thalamus
area 17 of Brodmann, Brodmann's area 17, first visual area, striate area, striate cortex - the part of the occipital cortex that receives the fibers of the optic radiation from the lateral geniculate body and is the primary receptive area for vision
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The team focused on the primary auditory cortex, which is the first cortical region to receive auditory signals from the ears via other parts of the brain and the nonprimary auditory cortex, which plays a more sophisticated role in processing those stimuli.
Lemon chiffon was significant in having increased cortical region thickness and cortical cell area, followed by cv.
The urinary organs of females consist of a pair of asymmetric kidneys (right and left) constituted by medullar and cortical region with renal corpuscles and proximal and distal convoluted tubules beyond collector tubules.
Epidermis thickness Epidermis cell area Sclerenchyma thickness Sclerenchyma area Sclerenchyma bundle area Cortical region thickness Cortical cell area Endodermis thickness Endodermis cell area Phloem area Pith area Metaxylem area and Vascular region thickness were measured (Table I).
They include the hypothalamus; the striatal region, which includes the putamen and caudate and is in charge of motivation and reward; the limbic region, where emotion and memory reside; and the cortical region, which includes the prefrontal cortex, insula, and the anterior cingulate cortex and handles the integration and processing of the brain.
epidermis thickness, sclerenchyma cell thickness, cortical region thickness, endodermis thickness and vascular region thickness were studied to differentiate the nine cultivars of date palm, obtained from Date Palm Research Station, Jang, on the basis of their root anatomy.
A localised increase in metabolic demand in a cortical region results in an increase in oxyhaemoglobin and a decrease in deoxyhaemoglobin which can be measured by detectors placed on the scalp, as shown in Fig.
The prefrontal cortex is a top-down cortical region that is supposed to help you suppress fearful memories, or make you learn new memories.
In the fetuses, ROIs were placed in the cerebellar cortical region and middle cerebellar preduncles (MCP) at the level of fourth ventricle.
The authors' confirmation of the functionality of the cortical region involved represents technology near the cutting edge.
Each cortical region was sampled on at least three adjacent planes while the subcortical structures were sampled from two adjacent planes.
Carotenoids exerted their strongest protective effect in the main body of the lens, or cortical region, and offered moderate protection against P.