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hip·po·camp

 (hĭp′ə-kămp′) or hip·po·cam·pus (hĭp′ə-kăm′pəs)
n. pl. hip·po·camps or hip·po·cam·pi (-pī′) Greek & Roman Mythology
A marine creature having the head and forelegs of a horse and the body and tail of a dolphin or fish.

[Late Latin, from Greek hippokampos : hippos, horse; see ekwo- in Indo-European roots + kampos, sea monster.]
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The tiny moon, named Hippocamp, is unusually close to a much larger Neptunian moon called Proteus.
Neptune's newest moon, (https://twitter.com/NASAHubble/status/1098281135191347202) Hippocamp , baffled scientists after they noticed that it orbited very closely next to Neptune's biggest inner moon, Proteus.
The moon, dubbed Hippocamp for the half-horse, half-fish sea monster from Greek legend, is about the size of Chicago and so faint only the powerful Hubble Space Telescope can spot it.
For example, an epigram by the late third century BCE Greek poet Posidippus describes Polyphemus as the one "who often dived with Galatea." (24) This story even has a visual echo in a late first century BCE panel from the House of Livia on the Palatine, which depicts both Polyphemus and Galatea in the water looking at each other as Galatea rides a hippocamp while Polyphemus is being ridden by a cupid.
In 21% of our patients we have a single infarction placed in hippocamp, medial thalamus and caudate nucleus.
Positron-emission tomography (PET) scanning of the resting brain shows that components of the cerebral cortex (prefrontal cortex, hippocamp us, striatum) and areas connecting the cerebral cortex to the limbic system exhibit the most energy consumption in the brain during rest (Figure 3, page 46).
Galerie Ratton-Ladriere presents a striking early 16th-century Italian bronze of a hippocamp, a mythical beast that is half-horse and half-fish (Fig.
Local distinctions in a rate of damage can be explained that excitatory amino acids selectively influences on CA1 in area of hippocamp, on olygodendroglia and neuronal cells on border of periventricular areas, especially in a developing brain.
But generous readers across the region raised enough money for a life-changing Hippocamp, an all-terrain wheelchair for Elliot, usable on water and compact for aeroplanes.
I suppose you could say "Cambridge" enhanced a certain lyric, elegaic, and satyric poetic disposition already encompassed in my hippocamp.
Thus, GABA levels increased in some regions (e.g., the frontal cortex and the amygdala), decreased in some regions (e.g., the hippocamp us), and remained unchanged in other regions (e.g., the hypothalamus and septal area) (Ledig et al.
And, after their application was successful, they got the Hippocamp.