subcortex


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subcortex

 [sub-kor´teks]
the brain substance underlying the cortex. adj., adj subcor´tical.

sub·cor·tex

(sŭb-kōr'teks),
Any part of the brain lying below the cerebral cortex, and not itself organized as cortex.

subcortex

/sub·cor·tex/ (-kor´teks) the brain substance underlying the cortex.

subcortex

(sŭb-kôr′tĕks)
n. pl. subcor·tices (-tĭ-sēz′)
The portion of the brain immediately below the cerebral cortex.

sub·cor′ti·cal (-tĭ-kəl) adj.
sub·cor′ti·cal·ly adv.

sub·cor·tex

(sŭb-kōr'teks)
Any part of the brain lying below the cerebral cortex, and not itself organized as cortex.

subcortex

the brain substance underlying the cortex.
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Templeton and other scientists don't think the subcortex can deliver the same pain experience that the cortex can.
En seccion se observa un epicortex de color pardo mas o menos intenso, delgado, 3-4 [micron]m; el subcortex, de hifas entrelazadas, hialino, tambien delgado, 15-35 [micron]m de grosor.
It has been shown that neuronal injury after transient MCAO is more severe in the subcortex than in the cortex (Garcia-Ruiz et al.
Within the central nervous system, locations in the brain that are involved in the experience of pain include the thalamus, the primary and secondary somatosensory cortex, the anterior cingulate cortex, the putamen, the prefrontal cortex, the premotor cortex, and the subcortex (Coghill, 1999).
Suffice it to say that many political predilections these days are driven from somewhere deeper in the subcortex.
These data suggest that new CNS activation, and perhaps reorganization, occurs in the bilateral subcortex after 6 months of T-EX, providing initial evidence of brain plasticity secondary to task-repetitive locomotor training.
The simultaneous feeling-knowing (occurring in the subcortex and right cortex) and verbal-knowing (involving the left neocortex) brings about the experiential and neural integration of the material.
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Soon the voluntary control was extended to include the involuntary nervous system, between conscious and unconscious processes, between striated and smooth musculature, between cortex and subcortex, and the successes reported were phenomenal.
The layer underneath, the subcortex, comprises a relay system that is involved in sending messages to the processing and memory parts of the brain.
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