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severing the corpus callosum so that communication between the cerebral hemispheres is interrupted (in cases of severe intractable epilepsy) callosectomy , callosotomy
habeas corpus deed , judgment , mandamus , mandate , order , writ
small endocrine gland in the brain; situated beneath the back part of the corpus callosum; secretes melatonin epiphysis , epiphysis cerebri , pineal body , pineal gland
civil right to obtain a writ of habeas corpus as protection against illegal imprisonment habeas corpus
cerebral hemisphere to the left of the corpus callosum that controls the right half of the body left brain , left hemisphere
second half of the menstrual cycle after ovulation; the corpus luteum secretes progesterone which prepares the endometrium for the implantation of an embryo; if fertilization does not occur then menstrual flow begins luteal phase , secretory phase
hormone secreted by the corpus luteum during the last days of pregnancy; relaxes the pelvic ligaments and prepares the uterus for labor relaxin
cerebral hemisphere to the right of the corpus callosum that controls the left half of the body right brain , right hemisphere
brain surgery on animals in which the corpus callosum (and sometimes the optic chiasm) is severed so that communication between the cerebral hemispheres is interrupted split-brain technique
vein serving the thalamus and corpus striatum thalamostriate vein
narrow ventricle in the midplane below the corpus callosum; communicates with the fourth ventricle via the Sylvian aqueduct third ventricle
smallest of the three parts of the breastbone; articulates with the corpus sternum and the seventh rib xiphoid process
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