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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The new chapters follow the format of the previous editions; each deals with a single nucleus, and begins with the original description of the location and cytoarchitecture of the area.
Cytoarchitecture of the hepatopancreas of three species of crabs from Mar Chiquita lagoon, Argentina.
2004) Outstanding language competence and cytoarchitecture in Broca's speech region.
At low power, marked distention of the cortical ribbon, with loss of cortical layering and normal cytoarchitecture, was observed (Figure 2, B).
Other atlases have mapped the brain by cytoarchitecture - differences in tissues or function.
In studying pathologic entities where subcellular localization of a protein is essential, such as nuclear localization of [beta]-catenin in some soft-tissue neoplasms (2), disruptive proteomic techniques that obliterate cytoarchitecture are not useful, and IHC is mandatory.
It has been previously demonstrated that exposure to reference cigarette smoke resulted in reduced birth weight in rats under experimental condition (13, 14) while oral administration of nicotine have been associated with testicular degeneration, disorganization of the cytoarchitecture and decreased serum testosterone levels (15).
Cytoarchitecture of spinal-projecting neurons in the brain of the larval sea lamprey.
Normal cytoarchitecture of myocardium was seen in animals treated with FGH 250 mg/kg during the last 3 weeks of high fructose fluid intake (Fig.
Histological examination of the sections from four anatomical areas at different times of post-mortem delay (9 samples) revealed essentially similar features of cytoarchitecture and density of myelin.
Some authors stress, though, that even if the brains are similar when macroscopically compared, they may vary considerably in cytoarchitecture, electrophysiology and chemical functioning [Holloway, 26].
Desmodus brain cytoarchitecture was studied in comparison with the brain anatomy of the human (Villiger-Ludwig-Rasmussen, 1951), rat (Paxinos and Watson, 1997), muskrat (Panneton and Watson, 1991), cat, hamster, guinea pig, and other bat species (Table 1).