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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

(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.

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.
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She is active in the work of the Harvard Brain Tissue Center and consulting neuroanatomist at the Midwest Proton Radiotherapy Institute and remains an active member of NAMI.
One neuroanatomist, a Berkeley professor named Marian Diamond, had written a paper claiming that she had counted in Einstein's brain a higher than normal number of glial cells, which nourish the organ.
In 1991 Simon LeVay, then a neuroanatomist at the Salk Institute in San Diego, reported on a structural difference in the brains of heterosexual and homosexual men.
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.
Jill Bolte Taylor, a neuroanatomist from Harvard's Department of Psychiatry who suffered a stroke that caused her left brain hemisphere to hemorrhage and consequently lose its function.
The anatomical localizations were determined by two experienced experts (neuroanatomist and neuroradiologist) from the University Hospital Aachen.
"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.