neuroanatomy neuroanatomy

Definition(s):

  • (n) the anatomy of the nervous system

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  • In our age, which has learned to quantify everything, perhaps it might not seem strange that the soul of a killer should be sought in his posthumous neuroanatomy.

News

  1. Finding turns neuroanatomy on its head: Researchers present new view of myelin

    Neuroscientists have made a discovery that turns 160 years of neuroanatomy on its head. Myelin, the electrical insulating material long known to be essential for the fast transmission of impulses along the axons of nerve cells, is not as ubiquitous as thought, according to a new work. "The fact that it is the most evolved neurons, the ones that have expanded dramatically in humans, suggests that ...
    on April 20, 2014     Source: Science Daily

  2. Finding turns neuroanatomy on its head

    ( Harvard University ) Harvard neuroscientists have made a discovery that turns 160 years of neuroanatomy on its head.Myelin, the electrical insulating material long known to be essential for the fast transmission of impulses along the axons of nerve cells, is not as ubiquitous as thought, according to a new work lead by Professor Paola Arlotta of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute, in ...
    on April 18, 2014     Source: EurekAlert!

  3. Clinical Assessment of Dysexecutive Syndromes

    This article provides an overview of executive cognition and a review of the functional neuroanatomy of the frontal-subcortical system as well as approaches for evaluating executive cognition in the office.
    on April 18, 2014     Source: Psychiatric Times

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