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functional mapping

1. Determining those brain structures that are responsible for cognitive, intellectual, speech, sensory or motor functions. See: cortical mapping
2. Locating the specific parts of a gene, or of its enhancers or silencers, that influence how the gene is expressed.
See also: mapping
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The concluding section on Functional Mapping of Drug Response provides a short and very lucid summary of the rationale behind the recent mathematical treatments and is a nice (albeit too brief) explanation of what the math actually does.
Functional mapping can be described as a technique which helps interpret robust to incomplete, variable, or partially flawed data ("noisy" or "messy" input).
MEG functional mapping has proven clinically useful to evaluate epilepsy and to perform presurgical mapping of visual, auditory, somatosensory, motor cortex and language functional areas.
Tenders are invited for Stimulating Peripheral Activity to Relieve Conditions (SPARC): Comprehensive Functional Mapping of Neuroanatomy and Neurobiology of Organs (OT2)
A section on surgery covers perioperative management, image-guided surgery, functional mapping, and complication.
Using transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) guided by standard MR-image data, Nexstim has developed Navigated Brian Stimulation (NBS), the first non-invasive direct technique for functional mapping of the motor cortex.
We aim at developing a novel application for this optical tool: a brain functional mapping technique.
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