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corpus

 [kor´pus] (pl. cor´pora) (L.)
body.
corpus al´bicans white fibrous tissue that replaces the regressing corpus luteum in the human ovary in the latter half of pregnancy, or soon after ovulation when pregnancy does not supervene.
corpus amygdaloi´deum amygdaloid body.
cor´pora amyla´cea small hyaline masses of degenerate cells found in the prostate, neuroglia, and other sites.
corpus callo´sum an arched mass of white matter in the depths of the longitudinal fissure, made up of transverse fibers connecting the cerebral hemispheres.
corpus caverno´sum either of the two columns of erectile tissue forming the body of the penis or clitoris.
corpus fimbria´tum a band of white matter bordering the lateral edge of the lower cornu of the lateral ventricle of the brain.
corpus genicula´tum see geniculate bodies, lateral, and geniculate bodies, medial.
corpus hemorrha´gicum
1. an ovarian follicle containing blood.
2. a corpus luteum containing a blood clot.
3. a blood clot formed in the cavity left by rupture of a graafian follicle.
corpus lu´teum a yellow glandular mass in the ovary formed by an ovarian follicle that has matured and discharged its ovum; see also ovulation.
corpus mammilla´re mamillary body.
cor´pora quadrige´mina four rounded eminences on the posterior surface of the mesencephalon.
corpus spongio´sum pe´nis a column of erectile tissue forming the urethral surface of the penis, in which the urethra is found.
corpus ster´ni body of sternum.
corpus stria´tum a subcortical mass of gray matter and white matter in front of and lateral to the thalamus in each cerebral hemisphere.
corpus u´teri that part of the uterus above the isthmus and below the orifices of the fallopian tubes.

callosum

/cal·lo·sum/ (kah-lo´sum) corpus callosum.callo´sal

callosum

callosum

corpus callosum.
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Transient lesion in the splenium of the corpus callosum in an epileptic patient.
Morphologic alterations in the corpus callosum in abuse-related posttraumatic stress disorder: A preliminary study.
Apart from cerebral atrophy, corpus callosum thinning occurs owing to ventricular dilatation and the effect of enlarged PVS within it.
The anterior temporal lobe WM and corpus callosum may also be affected, a finding that distinguishes CADASIL from subcortical arteriosclerotic encephalopathy (Figure 24).
Mapping corpus callosum deficits in autism: An index of aberrant cortical connectivity.
Other, less common anomalies in GCPS include craniosynostosis, mental retardation, agenesis of the corpus callosum, and umbilical and diaphragmatic hernias.
It is, in short, a 'nerd' and, as one would expect, it does not always get on well with its counterpart over on the other side of the corpus callosum.
In FAS, forebrain deficiencies are a well-recognized feature, and anomalies in the corpus callosum are particularly pronounced (reviewed by Norman et al.
Combining talent, training and image development, Callosum Creative transforms employees into focused brand ambassadors who drive competitive advantage, loyalty, profits and enthusiasm one client interaction at a time.
Meaning is fixed in the mind through a rapid attentional oscillation, via the corpus callosum, between right-side-based primary (modal) and left-side-based secondary (verbal) percepts.
Moreover, several of these patients have gone on to have more clearly defined epilepsy; what was thought to be generalized epilepsy became clearly focal once the rapid spread from one hemisphere to another across the corpus callosum was interrupted.
Archie was born with his corpus callosum - the central part of the brain that connects the left and right hemispheres - missing.