central pathway


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central pathway

a nerve tract in the brain or spinal cord.

central pathway

An axon tract within the brain or spinal cord.
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Bianco, CTI President and Chief Executive Officer, "Rather than targeting a single cytokine in a complicated syndrome characterized by elevation of multiple inflammatory mediators, our therapeutic approach appears to target a central pathway which controls abnormal cell activation.
Tilden continued, "The migration to WCDMA FDD and WTDD technologies will form the central pathway for the great majority of 3G service providers around the world who are moving from today's GSM and GPRS to 3GSM services.
Arab News observed many drivers crossing the central pathways of Jeddah's roads to avoid long lines ahead of traffic lights.
Ingenuity Systems announced a global licensing deal to provide the central pathways analysis platform for AstraZeneca's global research and development programs.
This work provides an anatomical survey of the five human sensory systems, with coverage of ontogeny, central pathways, and functional mechanisms.
Long slender connecting wires ("axons") grow to hook the receptors up to the central pathways in the spinal cord and brain stem, and eventually to the central pain relay station called the thalamus, an achievement reached by 14 weeks.
The central pathways targeted by this treatment are involved in controlling the balance of food intake and metabolism, and regulating reward-based eating behavior.
A further informal garden adjoins the forecourt and includes central pathways and flowerbeds, lawns and high copper beech hedging.

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