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Triangular-shaped bone composed of three fused vertebrae located caudal to the lowest lumbar vertebrae; strengthens and secures the pelvis.
Vertical plane passing from front to back dividing the body into right and left halves.
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See longtitudinal fissure.
Malignant neoplasia growing from connective tissue (cartilage, fat, blood vessels, muscle or bone).
Form of neuroglial cell of the peripheral nervous system responsible for the synthesis and maintenance of the myelin sheath that insulates axons.
A discrete event due to sudden, transient neuronal discharge that disturbs the brain’s normal electrical activity and causes a temporary change in behavior, consciousness, bodily movements or sensation. A seizure can have any one to three phases: preictal, ictus, and/or postictal. Seizures are the main symptoms of epilepsy, but can be caused by a wide variety of conditions.
brain ; epilepsy ; ictus ; neuron ; postictal ; preictal
Three half-circular, interconnected tubes in the inner ear that measure the body's orientation. This information is used by the vestibular system to maintain balance.
A nerve composed of sensory nerve fibers.
A nerve cell that conducts action potentials from sensory organs about changes in the external or internal environments toward the central nervous system; also called an afferent neuron.
action potential ; afferent ; central nervous system (CNS) ; nerve ; neuron
Neural nuclei that are located in the middle rostroventral part of the cerebrum, i.e. septal region. They communicate with a variety of forebrain and brainstem areas and play an important role in reward and reinforcement.
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brainstem ; cerebrum ; forebrain ; rostral ; ventral
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