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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Furthermore, high-level visual centers are known to be specialized in representing specific visual categories - for example, faces are represented in one cortical region and monuments in another region.
The fusiform face area: a cortical region specialized for the perception of faces.
Postoperative CT showed that apical two-thirds of the zygomatic implant has engaged the medullary and cortical region of the zygomatic bone (Figure 6).
From Figures 4 and 5, one can notice that, among the three interelectrode distances tested, in both the target areas and particularly for the facial cortical region, the 2 cm interelectrode distance can stimulate a broader volume.
Lemon chiffon was significant in having increased cortical region thickness and cortical cell area, followed by cv.
To identify the hub regions in the network, we examined the normalized betweenness b ( i ) and the strength S ( i ) centrality of each cortical region in cortical networks of both groups.
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.
Table 1: Site of Lesion in 12 Patients with Motor Hemiplegia with Higher Cerebral Dysfunction Capsulo Ganglionic Brain Cerebellum Cortical Normal Region (Sub Stem Lobar Areas Ct Scan Cortical Region) 4 0 0 8 0 Total 12 patients showed motor hemiplegia with higher cerebral dysfunction in the study, out of which 4 patients had presented clinically with frontal lobe dysfunctions.
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).
Clinical tests are conducted during the application of electrical current to assess the effects of loss of function in the cortical region stimulated.
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.