cerebral

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accompanies the anterior cerebral artery and empties into the basal vein anterior cerebral vein , vena cerebri anterior
temporal artery that goes to the anterior part of the cerebral cortex of the temporal lobe anterior temporal artery , arteria temporalis anterior
any of the arteries supplying blood to the cerebral cortex arteria cerebri , cerebral artery
temporal artery that goes to the middle part of the cerebral cortex of the temporal lobe arteria temporalis intermedia , intermediate temporal artery
part of the brain (in a fold of the cerebral cortex of the temporal lobe on both sides of the brain) that receives impulses from the ear by way of the auditory nerve auditory center
any of several masses of subcortical grey matter at the base of each cerebral hemisphere that seem to be involved in the regulation of voluntary movement basal ganglion
large vein passing along the medial surface of the temporal lobe and emptying into the great cerebral vein basal vein , vena basalis
posterior division of the forebrain; connects the cerebral hemispheres with the mesencephalon betweenbrain , diencephalon , interbrain , thalmencephalon
(neurophysiology) rapid fluctuations of voltage between parts of the cerebral cortex that are detectable with an electroencephalograph brainwave , brain wave , cortical potential
severing the corpus callosum so that communication between the cerebral hemispheres is interrupted (in cases of severe intractable epilepsy) callosectomy , callosotomy
pain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugs cephalalgia , head ache , headache
blood clot in a cerebral artery or vein cerebral thrombosis
any of several veins serving the cerebral hemispheres of the brain cerebral vein , vena cerebri
cerebral meningitis with cellular infiltration of the meninges choriomeningitis
vascular plexus of the cerebral ventricles that regulate intraventricular pressure choroid plexus , plexus choroideus
long curved structure on the medial surface of the cerebral hemispheres; the cortical part of the limbic system cingulate gyrus , gyrus cinguli
broad transverse nerve tract connecting the two cerebral hemispheres corpus callosum
neural structure that serves as a processing station on the way from the retina to the occipital lobe of the cerebral cortex corpus geniculatum laterale , lateral geniculate body
neural structure that serves as the last of a series of processing centers along the auditory pathway from the cochlea to the temporal lobe of the cerebral cortex corpus geniculatum mediale , medial geniculate body
striped mass of white and grey matter located in front of the thalamus in each cerebral hemisphere; consists of the caudate nucleus and the lenticular nucleus corpus striatum , striate body , striatum
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