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noun as in brain


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So I believe the way the cerebellum is wired up does not give rise to consciousness.

She’s one of the extremely rare cases of people born without a cerebellum, including deep cerebellar nuclei.

The doctors did a CAT scan and found a big hole in her brain where the cerebellum should have been.

In fact, some of the most beautiful neurons in the brain, so-called Purkinje cells, are found in the cerebellum.

Askew chose to re-create a type of neuron known as a Purkinje cell from a human cerebellum, a structure at the back and bottom of the brain that helps coordinate movement.

“In the case of autism, the early-life cerebellum might be a target for future intervention,” concludes Dr. Wang.

It could be that those downstream abnormalities in cell development were due to improper signaling from the cerebellum.

Like the cerebrum, the cerebellum has two hemispheres, separated by a structure called the vermis.

Apparently, activity in my cerebellum—responsible for coordination, organization, and judgment—drops when I try to focus.

The nerve cells which take charge of such acts are located in the cerebellum or spinal cord.

The actual performance of the action is then taken up by the cerebellum, medulla, and spinal ganglia.

When the human cerebellum is cut vertically, a tree-like appearance seen receives this name.

Posteriorly is situated the hind-brain, now consisting of the medulla oblongata and cerebellum.

In Scyllium, however, indications appear in the hind-brain of its future division into a cerebellum and medulla oblongata.

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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cerebellum, such as: head, intellect, cerebrum, encephalon, gray matter, and mentality.

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