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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It can be divided into two parts: facial or viscerocranium, which comprises a pair of mandibles and bones that circumscribe the initial part of the digestive and respiratory systems, and neurocranium which houses the encephalic organs from central nervous system.
In addition, the exclusively neurological signs observed were consequence of a secondary involvement of encephalic structures such as thalamus-cortex and brainstem, causing multifocal neurological signs.
In addition to the memory formation, CREB also demonstrated an important role in many complex behaviors, including circadian rhythm, and its activity depends on the encephalic region that is involved (10).
Encephalic magnetic resonance imaging scans with contrast medium did not identify any vestibular schwannomas.
The ISC method is based on the following conjecture: in the same natural setting, assuming everyone's brain has the same biological processes, identical encephalic regions should activate when different individuals encounter the same stimulus.
On microscopy, there was severe encephalic degeneration with numerous dystrophic calcifications, subarachnoid, perivascular, and interstitial hemorrhages, microglial nodules, vascular proliferation, perivascular cuffing, and incomplete migration (Figure 4).
Focal encephalic involvement is the main pathological CNS manifestation in NSS.
The earliest evidence for the existence of "deep encephalic photoreceptors" was provided in the first half of the last century.
A study carried out in Ribeirao Preto with a view to identifying the causes of deaths for those who were suffering from hypertension and were users of a public health unit, showed that the most common causes were related to diseases of the circulatory system, highlighting: IAM (12.9%), encephalic vascular accident (5.8%), respiratory insufficiency (3.2%) and ventricular flutter-fibrilation43.
It also contemplates Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Muscular Dystrophy of Duchenne); diagnosis of encephalic death and disorders of conscience; development of new methods, procedures and equipment for the diagnosis of neurological diseases based on electro physiological recording techniques.
Lesions in the brainstem often brings changes in swallowing, as well as the interruption of blood flow in the middle cerebral artery can lead to various motor-sensory changes, affecting the face and the upper and lower members movements in the contralateral side of encephalic injury [32].