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neuroanatomy

 [noor″o-ah-nat´o-me]
anatomy of the nervous system.

neu·ro·a·nat·o·my

(nū'rō-ă-nat'ō-mē),
The anatomy of the nervous system, usually specific to the central nervous system.

neuroanatomy

/neu·ro·anat·o·my/ (-ah-nat´ah-me) anatomy of the nervous system.

neuroanatomy

(no͝or′ō-ə-năt′ə-mē, nyo͝or′-)
n. pl. neuroanato·mies
1. The branch of anatomy that deals with the nervous system.
2. The neural structure of a body part or organ: the neuroanatomy of the eye.

neu′ro·an′a·tom′i·cal (-ăn′ə-tŏm′ĭ-kəl) adj.
neu′ro·a·nat′o·mist n.

neuroanatomy

[noo͡r′ō·ənat′əmē]
the branch of biology that is concerned with the structure of the nervous system.

neu·ro·a·nat·o·my

(nūr'ō-ă-nat'ŏ-mē)
The anatomy of the nervous system, usually specific to the central nervous system.

neuroanatomy

The study of the structure of the nervous system and its relation to function. A knowledge of neuroanatomy is a prerequisite for the diagnosis of neurological diseases and for the accurate location of the LESION causing the disorder.

neu·ro·a·nat·o·my

(nūr'ō-ă-nat'ŏ-mē)
The anatomy of the nervous system, usually specific to the central nervous system.

neuroanatomy,

n the gross and microscopic structure of the nervous system.

neuroanatomy

anatomy of the nervous system.
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Marian Diamond, the Berkeley neuroanatomist who was invited to examine Einsten's brain and who found that he had more glial cells nursing his neurons that most of the rest of us do, now spends much of her time directing the Lawrence Hall of Science, an enterprise that employs a staff of 350 "passionate science educators," in her words.
I rummaged through antique shops and found a small book on Ramon y Cajal, a revered neuroanatomist, an idol of mine during my early years in medical school and which helped shape my early aspirations to become a neurologist.
This study clearly demonstrates the interplay of genetic and environmental factors in determining the damaging effects of alcohol on the brain, and builds upon our previous findings suggesting a protective role of dopamine D2 receptors against alcohol's addictive effects," said study author Foteini Delis, a neuroanatomist with the Behavioral Neuropharmacology and Neuroimaging Lab at Brookhaven.
Young, a neuroanatomist and physiologist, who initiated a systematic analysis of the neural correlates of the predatory behavior of these animals (Boycott, 1954; Boycott and Young, 1955a).
Human cerebral cortex is divided up into 52 regions, called Brodmann's areas, in honor of the German neuroanatomist who described them in the 19th century.
My father, a neuroanatomist, used to say scientists and theologians share the common task of mapping out the beauty of Creation, two eyes cast on the same wonder, each aiding the other in providing dimension.
Neuroanatomist Simon LeVay's quest for the anatomical seat of homosexuality, begun in the wake of the AIDS death of his lover, has spurred a wide-ranging investigation into the biological basis of sexuality.
At the start of the 20th century, a German neuroanatomist named Korbinian Brodmann parceled the human cortex into nearly 50 different areas by looking at the structure and organization of sections of brain under a microscope.
Reinstatement of drug-seeking behaviour after an extended period of abstinence is the number-one cause of drug-addiction relapse," Science Daily quoted Brookhaven neuroanatomist Stephen Dewey, who led the research team, as saying.
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Simon LeVay, a neuroanatomist at the Salk Institute, sliced open the brains of forty-one corpses and determined that among the male subjects thought to be heterosexual the size of the hypothalamus, a microscopic part of the brain associated with sexual behavior, was two times larger than in the corpses of assumed homosexual men or of women of undetermined sexual attractions.