asphyctic


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asphyctic

, asphyctous (ăs-fik′tik) (-tŭs) [ ¹an- + Gr. sphyxis, pulse]
1. Pert. to or affected with asphyxia.
2. Without pulse.
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Argentine researchers found that asphyctic rats developed an increase in striatal synapses disarrangement and thickening in postsynaptic densities (PSDs).
Accumulation of F-actin was observed in dendritic spines of 1-month-old asphyctic rats.
Bolme, "Asphyctic lesion: proliferation of tyrosine hydroxylase-immunoreactive nerve cell bodies in the rat substantia nigra and functional changes in dopamine neurotransmission," Brain Research, vol.
Semiosis of communication and exchange is made of relative and stereotyped relations, of what we can identify as non-relations, this type of communication ends up becoming void, asphyctic, sclerotical, in the last analysis, artificial and false.
Yet, it is with L'aria serena dell'Ovest that Soldini closes a decade bringing to full circle what was earlier simply the mapping of an asphyctic, silent, and claustrophobic urban space: