cytoarchitecture


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cy·to·ar·chi·tec·ture

(sī'tō-ar'ki-tek'chŭr),
The arrangement of cells in a tissue; e.g., the arrangement of nerve cell bodies in the brain, especially the cerebral cortex.

cytoarchitecture

[-är′kitek′chər]
the typical pattern of cellular arrangement within a particular tissue or organ, as in the cerebral cortex. cytoarchitectural, adj.

cy·to·ar·chi·tec·ture

(sī'tō-ahr'ki-tek-shŭr)
The arrangement of cells in a tissue; the term commonly refers to the arrangement of nerve-cell bodies in the brain, especially the cerebral cortex.
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Sections of the right frontal, hippocampal, and occipital cortices showed overall preservation of cytoarchitecture with a normal myelination pattern of the white matter.
The scientists therefore decided to take a closer look at the cytoarchitecture and distribution of different receptors in Broca's region.
Despite similar cytoarchitecture of the CA1 and CA3 regions of the hippocampus, the extracellular theta currents in the CA3 region are considerably smaller than in the CA1.
This is supported by an earlier in vivo study in which prenatal exposure to the AhR ligand 7,12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene disrupted cerebellar cytoarchitecture in rats (Kellen et al.
exposure to growth factors) the cells differentiate into nondividing neuronlike cells, characterized by neurite outgrowth Type of culture Main advantages Main limitations Organotypic * Presence of in vivo-like * Low throughput cultures (a) three-dimensional anatomic * Limited period of and functional organization culture such as tissue-specific * Possible necrosis in cytoarchitecture, neuronal the tissue center due connectivity, to the limited oxygen electrophysiologic and nutrients supply activity, complex glial- neuronal interactions Re-aggregating * Presence of neuronal cell * Anatomic organization brain cell types corresponding to the present in the culture (b) original tissue original tissue is * Presence of all glial cell lost types, i.
The complex and hierarchical cytoarchitecture of the mature brain is the culmination of a sequence of biochemical and molecular events tightly controlled by specific patterns of gene expression.
Two-dimensional assessment of cytoarchitecture in the anterior cingulate cortex in major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia: evidence for decreased neuronal somal size and increased neuronal density.
2003) report abnormal cell migration and cytoarchitecture in the hippocampus and primary somatosensory cortex in rat pups whose dams were fed a low-iodine diet.
The epithelial subtype of this tumor often assumes a papillary and/or glandular cytoarchitecture, falsely suggesting the presence of metastatic adenocarcinoma at routine histopathological examination.