cerebral hemispheres


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cerebral hemispheres

The two halves of the CEREBRUM joined by the CORPUS CALLOSUM.
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By 1934, Josef Klingler developed a cerebral hemisphere preparation technique based on formalin fixation and freezing to isolate the cerebral tracts.
Time course of the progression of the [[sup.18]F]FDG PET signal (n = 6) was shown as the ratio of the entire ipsilateral to contralateral cerebral hemisphere (cerebrum) (b), cortex (c) and striatum (d).
The report mentions " extravasation of blood covered right frontal to right occipital region" as well as " diffused sub- dural haematoma covered both cerebral hemispheres, including their under surfaces".
Low-grade glial tumors in adults are more commonly located in the cerebral hemispheres, more commonly located in the supplementary motor cortex and the insula7.
The MCA supplies the lateral parts of the cerebral hemispheres. Its lenticulostriate branches supply the basal ganglia and internal capsule.
This area houses the cerebral hemispheres, which are responsible for higher functions like memory, communication and thinking.
Neurologic examination was consistent with an intracranial disease affecting both cerebral hemispheres. The main differential diagnoses were congenital defects, inflammatory/infectious disease, and metabolic encephalopathies.
The most rostral parts of the central nervous system (CNS: brain plus spinal cord) are the cerebral hemispheres (the parts inside your head), which include areas of cerebral cortex (the wrinkled part just inside the skull) involved in sensory-motor coordination.
The cerebral hemispheres: a leftwing invention inspired by the right.
But, the authors wrote: "Our findings suggest that Einstein's extraordinary cognition was related not only to his unique cortical structure and cytoarchitectonics, but also involved enhanced communications routes between at least some parts of his two cerebral hemispheres." The new report underscores that the ways in which we use our brains - and the consistency with which we do so - may matter more as we age, said Peter U Tse, a Dartmouth College neuroscientist who has explored the underpinnings of artistic, scientific and mathematical creativity.
On MR imaging, MIH is characterised by abnormal fusion of the posterior frontal and parietal regions of the cerebral hemispheres. The anterior portions of the frontal lobes, olfactory tracts and the occipital lobes are usually normal.