Brain sentence example

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  • An idea flashed through her brain and left a frown on her face.

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  • I have a terminal brain tumor.

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  • From what I've learned his entire brain structure is distorted.

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  • Why that picture settled into her brain, she couldn't say.

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  • No doubt he knew he was being manipulated, but his brain was foggy enough that he wasn't sure what to do about it.

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  • While Howie, between his brain damage, operations and lengthy coma created a rare combination of mental soup, could we say with any certainty that his ability was absolutely unique to him?

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  • The emerging brightness of the new day, while inviting, did nothing to sort out the tangle of thoughts crowding his brain like the line of a snarled fishing reel.

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  • She deserved the brain tumor.

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  • I'm kinda tired of having my brain cut open.

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  • She'd removed her personal identifiers, hacked into the government's tracking mainframe to deactivate the implant in her brain, and changed into the black tactical uniform Elise brought her over her civilian grays.

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  • It operates on manipulation of brain waves but only on highly intelligent individuals.

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  • He tucked the information in the back of his brain as he entered the store and purchased his Fat Tire Ale.

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  • I mentioned a brain scan; you'd think I'd suggested a lobotomy.

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  • It was then that my slowly reacting brain, flowing like cold molasses began to function, more than a gerbil driven wheel.

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  • She clutched his wrists, the logical side of her brain preparing to remove his hands from her face, the emotional side wishing he would repeat the kiss.

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  • His highly nervous organization made his feelings acute, and his brain incessantly active..

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  • Cecil was not a political genius; no great ideas emanated from his brain.

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  • They all depress the conducting power and the grey matter of the spinal cord, and to a much less extent that of the brain.

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  • I am here simply to assess what is in your brain.

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  • These three divisions subsequently form the supra-oesophageal ganglion or brain proper.

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  • In addition to the nerves starting from the brain-lobes just now especially mentioned, there is a double apparatus which can hardly be treated of in conjunction with the sense organs, because its sensory functions have not been sufficiently made out, and which will therefore rather be considered along with the brain and central nervous system.

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  • It is clear that Swedenborg showed (150 years before any other scientist) that the motion of the brain was synchronous with the respiration and not with the action of the heart and the circulation of the blood, a discovery the full bearings of which are still far from being realized.

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  • Much more is to be said for the view that man's larger and more highly organized brain accounts for those mental powers in which he so absolutely surpasses the brutes.

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  • The remarkable discovery of the dual nature of the nervous system, of its duplex development as a lower and upper system of "neurons," has shed much light upon the problems of practical medicine, but this construction is described under Brain; Neuropathology; Muscle And Nerve, &C.

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  • It may be presumed with some certainty that his attentions to women were for the most part platonic; indeed, both on the good and the bad side of him, he was all brain.

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  • The second point of difference between tapeworms and Trematodes lies in the absence of a definitely demonstrable " brain."

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  • The concentration of nervous matter and ganglionic substance at the oral end of Trematodes is equivalent to the " brain " of the Planarians, but the similar thickening in the scolex of Cestodes is by no means so certainly to be called by that name.

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  • Those Cestodes which possess no very distinct organ of attachment (such, for example, as Gyrocotyle) have no distinct ganglionic thickening more pronounced at one end of the body than at the other; and as these are forms which have retained more primitive features than the rest, and show closer affinity to the Trematodes, it seems highly probable that the complicated nervous thickening found in the scolex, and often compared with the " brain " of other Platyelmia, is a structure sui generis developed within the limits of the sub-class.

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  • Cysticercus cellulosae may be comparatively innocuous in a muscle or subcutaneous tissue, but most hurtful in the eye or brain.

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  • A, Dorsal view showing the nervous system and digestive system; a, mouth; b, pharynx; c, d, e, gut; E, post-genital union of two limbs of gut; f, excretory pore; g, vaginal pore; h, j, k, brain and nerves; 1, dorsal nerves; m, ventral nerves; n, adoral sucker; o, posterior sucker; p, hooks on posterior sucker; r, vitello-intestinal duct.

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  • Some of the central cells remain in clumps as "germ-balls," others form a mesenchyma in which "flame-cells" arise; others again give rise to muscles; and at the thicker end of the body, rudiments of the brain and digestive system are observable.

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  • A pair of "eye-spots" develops immediately over the brain.

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  • This is followed by the atrophy of many of the larval organs, including the brain, the sense-organ and the ciliated ring.

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  • It is no detriment to Comte's fame that some of the ideas which he recombined and incorporated in a great philosophic structure had their origin in ideas that were produced almost at random in the incessant fermentation of Saint-Simon's brain.

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  • In 1901, Professor Max Neuberger of Vienna called attention to certain anticipations of modern views made by Swedenborg in relation to the functions of the brain.

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  • He had arrived at the modern conception of the activity of the brain as the combined activity of its individual cells.

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  • The nervous system consists of a ganglion or brain, which lies dorsally about the level of the junction of the pharynx and the stomach, a nerve ring and a segmented neutral cord.

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  • An attack of scarlatina led to brain fever, and he had scarcely recovered when he fell a victim to cholera, of which he died in Paris on the 24th of August 1832.

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  • The book is most probably the work of a single author, but it was not written wholly at one date, nor have all the parts come directly from one brain.

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  • Over-exertion, however, brought on softening of the brain, which compelled him to resign office on the 24th of March 1863, and ultimately resulted in his death on the 1st of August 1866.

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  • This resulted in an inflammation of the upper membrane of the brain, delirium and death.

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  • The extraing to foot of rotifers; at, median blastoporic opening of antenna, united by a nerve to br, brain the cloaca leads us to a (letter omitted in B); bl, bladder, re ver y different view, which ceiving ramified kidney in B, C, D; finds negative support f, foot, and f.g, its cement-gland;.

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  • Thus certain physical changes in the brain result in a given action; the concomitant mental desire or volition is in no sense causally connected with, or prior to, the physical change.

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  • During an attack of fever he made observations on himself with reference to the action of quickened circulation upon thought, which led him to the conclusion that psychical phenomena were to be accounted for as the effects of organic changes in the brain and nervous system.

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  • And the smooth hemispheres of the brain do not extend backwards so as to cover any part of the cerebellum.

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  • In 1882 he had another serious illness, with inflammation of the brain; but he recovered sufficiently to travel to his old haunts in France and Italy - his last visit.

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  • He now suffered from frequent attacks of brain irritation and exhaustion, and had many causes of sorrow and disappointment.

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  • Although the brain is relatively larger, the bones of the limbs, especially the short, five-toed feet, approximate to those of the Amblypoda and Proboscidea; but in the articulation of the astragalus with both the navicular and cuboid Arsinoitherium is nearer the former than the latter group. It is probable, however, that these resemblances are mainly due to parallelism in development, and are in all three cases adaptations necessary to support the enormous weight of the body.

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  • Consciousness is entirely unaffected by physostigmine, there being apparently no action on any part of the brain above the medulla oblongata.

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  • Thus Karl Christoph Vogt repeated the saying of the French physician Cabanis, " The brain is determined to thought as the stomach is to digestion, or the liver to the secretion of bile," in the form, " Thought stands in the same relation to the brain as the bile to the liver or the urine to the kidneys."

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  • His definitely expressed view was that psychical activity is " nothing but a radiation through the cells of the grey substance of the brain of a motion set up by external stimuli."

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  • He is certain, however, that the law of substance somehow proves that conscious soul is a mere function of brain, that soul is a function of all substances, and that God is the force or energy, or soul or spirit, of nature.

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  • It is at least as materialistic to say that unconscious mind is an attribute of nature as to say that conscious mind is an attribute of brain; and this is the position of Haeckel.

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  • Matter, according to him, impresses the afferent nervous system, this the brain, this the efferent nervous system, while consciousness remains a mere spectator.

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  • The close dependency of all mental operations on brain also tempts them to the conclusion that brain is not only an organ, but the whole organ of conscious mind.'

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  • To the evolutionary biologist brain is apt to appear to be the crowning object of knowledge.

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  • Herbart and Lotze, both deeply affected by the Leibnitzian hypothesis of indivisible monads, supposed that man's soul is seated at a central point in the brain; and Lotze supposed that this supposition is necessary to explain the unity of consciousness.

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  • Sigwart in his Logic has also opposed the parallelistic view itself; and James has criticized it from the point of view that the soul selects out of the possibilities of the brain means to its own ends.

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  • Similarly, he supposes our personal individual will is a collective will containing simpler will-unities, and he thinks that this conclusion is proved by the continuance of actions in animals after parts of the brain have been removed.

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  • He agrees with du Bois-Reymond in refusing to regard the universe as a vast brain animated by conscious mind.

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  • The brain resembles that of typical ungulates far more than that of rodents.

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  • At the latter place he spent most of his later years; his health was, however, no longer as vigorous as his brain, and he suffered frequently from sleeplessness.

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  • In a complete albino not only is all pigment absent in the skin, but also that which is normally present in deeper organs, such as the sympathetic nervous system and in the substantia nigra of the brain.

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  • Passion alone could shake the double fortress of her impregnable heart and ever-active brain.

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  • From that date until 1672 it was his brain and his will that guided the affairs of the United Netherlands.

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  • The soul, located in the ventricles of the brain, is affected by the temperament of the individual; the dry temperament produces acute intelligence; the moist, memory; the hot, imagination.

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  • Parker observes of their brain capacity and is an additional testimony to their low morphological rank.

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  • A post mortem examination was held, which showed not only grave derangement in the stomach and other organs, but a serious lesion of the brain.

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  • Then stealthily entering the box, he discharged a pistol at the head of the president from behind, the ball penetrating the brain.

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  • The body is composed of a large number of segments; the prostomium bears a pair of tentacles; the nervous system consists of a brain and longitudinal ventral nerve cords closely connected with the epidermis (without distinct ganglia), widely separated in Saccocirrus, closely approximated in Protodrilus, fused together in Polygordius; the coelom is well developed, the septa are distinct, and the dorsal and ventral longitudinal mesenteries are complete; the nephridia are simple, and open into the coelom.

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  • There is a welldeveloped brain dorsal, to the mouth; this gives off a pair of oesophageal commissures, which surround the oesophagus and unite in a median ventral nerve-cord which runs between the longitudinal muscles to the posterior end of the body.

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  • A pit or depression, known as "the cerebral organ," opens into the brain just above the mouth; this usually divides into two limbs, which are deeply pigmented and have been called eyes.

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  • Every efferent channel, after entrance in the central nervous system, subdivides; of its subdivisions some pass to efferent channels soon, others pass further and further within the cord and brain before they finally reach channels of outlet.

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  • In the monkey the proportions it assumes are still greater, and the number of foci, for distinct movements of this and that member, indeed for the individual joints of each limb, are much more numerous, and together occupy a more extensive surface, though relatively to the total surface of the brain a smaller one.

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  • All this means that the execution of natural movements employs simultaneous co-operative activity of a number of points in the motor fields on both sides of the brain together.

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  • The motor field of the cortex is, taken altogether, relatively to the size of the lower parts of the brain, larger in the anthropoid than in the inferior monkey brains.

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  • The motor field, therefore, though absolutely larger, forms a smaller fraction of the whole cortex of the brain than in the lower forms. The statement that in the anthropoid (orang-outan) brain the groups of foci in the motor fields of the cortex are themselves separated one from another by surrounding inexcitable cortex, has been made and was one of great interest, but has not been confirmed by subsequent observat'on.

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  • The area in man is known as the motor centre for speech; in most persons it exists only in the left half of the brain and not in the right.

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  • In a similar way damage of a certain small portion of the temporal lobe of the brain produces loss of intelligent apprehension of words spoken, although there is no deafness and although words seen are perfectly apprehended.

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  • The nervous paths in the brain and cord, as they attain completion, Toes Ank,e Knee

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  • The respiratory rhythm is less frequent and the breathing less deep; the heart-beat is less frequent; the secretions are less copious; the pupil is narrow; in the brain there exists arterial anaemia with venous congestion, so that the blood-flow there is less than in the waking state.

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  • The limbs were relatively slender, and the brain was small.

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  • It lies on the River Brain, an affluent of the Blackwater, also known as the Guith, a form connected with the name Witham.

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  • In 1858 he resigned his seat in the house, owing to incipient softening of the brain, of which he died on the 29th of August 1861.

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  • Lack of the power of brain concentration and severe inability to undergo the mental strain of arduous work are often the penalty which white races pay.

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  • A wound received at the battle of Woeringen had affected his brain, and an insurrection against him was in 1316 headed by his son Reinald, who assumed the government under the title of "Son of the Count."

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  • The mouth is terminal or subterminal; there is a weak sucking pharynx situated behind the brain, and a long intestine lying along the medio-ventral body-cavity; it ends in a cloaca which receives the vasa deferentia in the male.

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  • There is a single unsegmented nerve-cord which runs along the ventral middle line and enlarges posteriorly into a caudal ganglion and anteriorly in a ganglion, the brain, which is not supra-oesophageal.

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  • The exalted atmosphere of the great man's ideas was too rarefied for the child's intellectual health, and a brain well fitted to do excellent work in the world was ruined by the effort to live up to an impossible ideal.

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  • He was also regarded as an authority in diseases of the nerves and brain.

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  • The substance of the brain, spinal cord and nervetrunks is normal, but the membranes are engorged.

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  • It is the central nervous system, and contains within itself the elements of the brain and spinal marrow of higher forms. The neurochord tapers towards its posterior end, where it is coextensive with the notochord, but ends abruptly in front, some distance behind the tip of the snout.

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  • He entered the lists boldly against the materialism of " Stoff and Kraft," and avowed himself a Christian believer, whereupon he lost the countenance of a number of his old friends and pupils, and was unfeelingly told that he was suffering from an " atrophy of the brain."

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  • His last writings were memoirs on the convolutions of the human brain, on the weight of brains, and on the brains of idiots (1860-1862).

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  • Thus a very strong heart, although it may be useful to its possessor for many years, driving the blood rapidly through the vessels, and supplying all his tissues with such abundant nutriment as to enable him to endure great exertion, mental or bodily, may in the end cause death by bursting a vessel in the brain, which might have resisted the pressure of a feebler circulation for years longer.

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  • The presence of toxins in the blood not only affects the brain, causing delirium, but also other organs, the heart and lung, and may cause fatal syncope or respiratory failure.

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  • High tension in the arteries is often associated with sleeplessness, the pressure of blood being such that the circulation in the brain is constantly maintained at a high rate of speed and the brain is unable to obtain rest.

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  • The sensation of pain is felt in the brain, and the cause of it may be in the sensory centres of the brain alone, as in cases of hysterical pain, with no lesion to cause it.

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  • Ordinarily, however, it is due to some peripheral irritation which is conducted by sensory nerves to the spinal cord and thence up to the sensory centre in the brain.

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  • Pain may be stopped by removing the cause of irritation, as, for example, by the extraction of a carious tooth or by rendering the nerveendings insensitive to irritation, as by the application of cocaine; by preventing its transmission along the spinal cord by antipyrin, phenacetin, acetanilide, cocaine, &c.; or by dulling the perceptive centre in the brain by means of opium or its alkaloids, by anaesthetics, and probably also, to a certain extent, by antipyrin and its congeners.

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  • Vital spirit, inhaled from the outside air, rushes through the arteries till it reaches the various centres, especially the brain and the heart, and there causes thought and organic movement.

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  • There is in both alike a ruling part, though this is situate in the human heart at the centre - not in the brain, as the analogy of the celestial ether would suggest.

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  • If, for example, the brain and spinal cord removed from an animal be bruised and brought into contact with tetanus toxin, a certain amount of the toxicity disappears, as shown by injecting the mixture into another animal.

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  • Each new creation, each new step in the theory, demanded another, until the whole sky was filled with forgeries of the brain, and the nobler and simpler lessons of the founder of the religion were hidden beneath the glittering stream of metaphysical subtleties.

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  • The brain is small, but resembles that of birds in its general conformation.

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  • It was with his brain teeming with great designs that Christian II.

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  • The antennules (or first antennae) are almost universally regarded as true appendages, though they differ from all the other appendages in the fact that they are always innervated from the " brain " (or preoral ganglia), and that they are uniramous in the nauplius larva and in all the Entomostracan orders.

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  • As regards their innervation an apparent exception is found in the case of A pus, where the nerves to the antennules arise, behind the brain, from the oesophageal commissures, but this is, no doubt, a secondary condition, and the nerve-fibres have been traced forwards to centres within the brain.

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  • The central nervous system is constructed on the same general plan as in the other Arthropoda, consisting of a supra-oesophageal ganglionic mass or brain, united by circumoesophageal connectives with a double ventral chain of segmentally arranged ganglia.

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  • The brain, or supra-oesophageal ganglion, shows various degrees of complexity.

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  • In the higher forms, as already mentioned, the antennal ganglia have become shifted forwards and coalesced with the brain.

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  • In the higher Decapoda, numerous additional centres are developed in the brain and its structure becomes extremely complex.

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  • In some cases three separate nerves arise from the front of the brain, one going to each of the three divisions of the eye.

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  • The nervous system consists of a circumoesophageal nerve, with scarcely differ entiated brain, joining below a large ganglionic mass no doubt representing many fused ganglia (B).

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  • While it is evident that high importance must be attached to the adaptation of the human body to the life of diversified intelligence and occupation he has to lead, this must not be treated as though it were the principal element of the superiority of man, whose comparison with all lower genera of mammals must be mainly directed to the intellectual organ, the brain.

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  • In man, both size and complexity contribute to the increased area of the cortex or outer layer of the brain, which has been fully ascertained to be the seat of the mysterious processes by which sensation furnishes the groundwork of thought.

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  • No doubt the difference between man and the apes depends, of all things, on the relative size and organization of the brain.

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  • While similar as to their general arrangement to the human brain, those of the higher apes, such as the chimpanzee, are much less complex in their convolutions, as well as much less in both absolute and relative weight - the weight of a gorilla's brain hardly exceeding 20 oz., and a man's brain hardly weighing less than 32 oz., although the gorilla is considerably the larger animal of the two.

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  • It is plain that some eminent zoologists, regarding man as absolutely differing as to mind and spirit from any other animal, have had their discrimination of mere bodily differences unconsciously sharpened, and have been led to give differences, such as in the brain or even the foot of the apes and man, somewhat more importance than if they had merely distinguished two species of apes.

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  • The same argument can be extended to other points of anatomical structure, and, what is of more consequence, it appears true of the brain.

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  • A series of the apes, arranged from lower to higher orders, shows gradations from a brain little higher that that of a rat, to a brain like a small and imperfect imitation of a man's; and the greatest structural break in the series lies not between man and the manlike apes, but between the apes and monkeys on one side, and the lemurs on the other.

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  • But, beyond a doubt, man possesses, and in some way possesses by virtue of his superior brain, a power of co-ordinating the impressions of his senses, which enables him to understand the world he lives in, and by understanding to use, resist, and even in a measure rule it.

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  • This may stand among the most perfect of the many evidences that, in Professor Bain's words, " the brain is the principal, though not the sole organ of mind."

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  • The phenomena of memory, as to both persons and places, is strong in animals, as is manifest by their recognition of their masters, and their returning at once to habits of which, though disused for many years, their brain has not lost the stored-up impressions.

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  • To regard the intellectual functions of the brain and nervous system as alone to be considered in the psychological comparison of man with the lower animals, is a view satisfactory to those thinkers who hold materialistic views.

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  • The capacity of the cranium is estimated in cubic measure by filling it with sand, &c., with the general result that the civilized white man is found to have a larger brain than the barbarian or savage.

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  • Neither did he stop at mere appearances of any kind, but, having stamped the image of things upon his brain, went on indefatigably to probe their hidden laws and causes.

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  • The man who carried in his brain so many images of subtle beauty, as well as so much of the hidden science of the future, must have lived spiritually, in the main, alone.

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  • As a consequence of that paralysis, but not before, the brain, already weakened by senile decay, at length gave way, and Swift sank into the dementia which preceded his death."

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  • Moreover, he was crippled by incipient disease of the brain, which at first inflicted unconquerable lassitude and depression, and latterly agonizing pain.

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  • The soul is not an entity, but a faculty; thought is the function of the brain.

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  • Just as the stomach and intestines receive food and digest it, so the brain receives impressions, digests them, and has as its organic secretion, thought.

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  • In 1802 he published a series of engravings of original drawings, showing the anatomy of the brain and nervous system.

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  • In 1811 Bell published his New Idea of the Anatomy of the Brain, in which he announced the discovery of the different functions of the nerves corresponding with their relations to different parts of the brain; his latest researches were described in The Nervous System of the Human Body (1830), a collection of papers read by him before the Royal Society.

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  • He discovered that in the nervous trunks there are special sensory filaments, the office of which is to transmit impressions from the periphery of the body to the sensorium, and special motor filaments which convey motor impressions from the brain or other nerve centre to the muscles.

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  • Furthermore, he indicated that the brain and spinal cord may be divided into separate parts, each part having a special function - one part ministering to motion, the other to sensation, and that the origin of the -nerves from one or other or both of those sources endows them with the peculiar property of the division whence they spring.

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  • The Pentactaea, at all events as it sprang from the brain of Semon, must pass to the limbo of mythological ancestors.

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  • But now his brain seemed to be turned by successindeed his wild language at times seemed to argue that he was not wholly sane.

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  • His rapid brain made him a master in debate.

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  • The brain no longer consists solely of the nerve-ganglion-mass proper to the prostomial lobe, as in Chaetopoda, but is a composite (syncerebrum) produced by the fusion of this and the nerve-ganglion-masses proper to the prosthomeres or segments which pass forwards, whilst their parapodia (= appendages) become converted into eye-stalks, and antennae, or more rarely grasping organs.

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  • Ideals and volitions are upon his view ultimately movements of the brain.

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  • It has been maintained, on the one hand, that any theory which presupposes a direct correspondence between the molecular movements of the brain, and the states of consciousness which accompany them must make the freedom of the will impossible.

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  • No kind of evidence can be adduced sufficient to prove that consciousness is a secretion of the brain, an effect or even a consequent of material processes or modes of motion.

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  • No physiologist has ever claimed the power to prophesy with any approach to accuracy the future mental states of any individual from an examination of his brain.

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  • There are, nevertheless, serious difficulties involved in the supposition that the changes in the brain with which physiology and the biological sciences deal can be satisfactorily explained by the mechanical and mathematical conceptions common to all these sciences, or, indeed, that any of these organic changes is susceptible in the last resort of explanation derived from purely material premises.

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  • This argument has been met in recent times by the application to mind of the physiological theory of heredity, according to which changes produced in the mind (brain) of a parent, by association of ideas or otherwise, tend to be inherited by his offspring; so that the development of the moral sense or any other faculty or susceptibility of existing man may be hypothetically carried back into the prehistoric life of the human race, without any change in the manner of derivation supposed.

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  • The argument, for instance, that intuitive and a priori beliefs gain their absolute character from the fact that they are the result of continued transmission and accumulation of past nervous modifications in the history of the race would, if taken seriously, lead us to the belief that ultimate ethical sanctions are to be sought, not by an appeal to the moral consciousness, but by the investigation of brain tissue and the relation of man's bodily organism to its environment.

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  • At seventy - five his brain was as clear as ever, arid James saw that he was no fit tool for his purpose.

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  • After death from chronic poisoning it is found present even in the brain and spongy bone.

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  • Paris became the brain of Europe.

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  • In 1791 France was pulverized into innumerable administrative atoms incapable of cohesion; and the result was that Paris became more than ever the brain and nerve-centre of France.

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  • As the war drew to its end, new plans for imperial consolidation were maturing in his brain.

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  • Saturn, taking in Greek astrology the place at the head of the planets which among the Babylonians was accorded to JupiterMarduk, was given a place in the brain, which in later times was looked upon as the centre of soul-life; Venus, as the planet of the passion of love, was supposed to reign supreme over the genital organs, the belly and the lower limbs; Mars, as the violent planet, is associated with the bile, as well as with the blood and kidneys.

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  • In front of the brain cavity, the great tubular nasal cavities are provided with well-developed turbinal bones, and are roofed over by large nasals, broad behind, and ending in front in a narrow decurved point.

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  • Brain large, with two ventral hollow appendages; ventral cords widely divaricated, without distinct ganglia.

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  • For very special objects the stand must be expressly made; thus stands with tube carriers very much projecting are made for examining sections of the brain.

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  • When we come to consider more in detail the results of these actions we find that the various secretions of the body, such as the sweat, gastric juice, bile, milk, urine, &c., may be increased or diminished; that the heart may have its muscular or nervous apparatus stimulated or depressed; that the nerve-centres in the brain, medulla and spinal cord may be rendered more sensitive or the reverse; and that the general metabolism of the body may be altered in various ways.

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  • A physiological classification according to an action on the brain, heart, kidney or other important organ becomes still more bewildering, as many substances produce the same effects by different agencies, as, for instance, the kidneys may be acted upon directly or through the circulation, while the heart may be affected either through its muscular substance or its nervous apparatus.

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  • After absorption their action, speaking generally, is exerted on the brain and spinal cord, and is at first slightly stimulant and afterwards depressing, even to the causing of sleepiness and stupor.

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  • Instead, his brain had starved for lack of oxygen, leading to the present situation.

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  • He physically lost a portion of the brain itself.

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  • He proceeded to take off on an explanatory lecture that mentioned anandamides as brain messenger molecules and details about brain chemistry.

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  • He began explaining the wonders of the brain and its ability to conjure up subconscious fairy tales.

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  • Transmitters activate the synapses, electrical junctions in the body that stimulate the brain, nerves, and muscle cells to become active and communicate.

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  • I admit I don't know exactly how this is happening but I'm sure it's not my equipment; yes, it's a catalyst but it's mainly Howie's scrambled brain.

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  • An Ivy League professor detailed the workings of the brain while another discussed time, with both concluding it was absolutely impossible.

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  • He's not only seen Howie's flying saucer but he had proof, pictures with little green men, and an owner's manual to their ship, and, by his definition a self-centered jerk with most of his brain somewhere on an Interstate highway or a motor home grill stands in his way from announcing his findings and waiting for a call from the Nobel committee.

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  • Diagnosed with a brain tumor as a child, she was pronounced terminal over three years before.

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  • During the short drive to Lydia Larkin's quarters, Dean's brain pounded with the question of the siren that preceded the horrible accident—and his glimpse of a white vehicle.

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  • He decided to pick Cynthia's fertile brain.

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  • Hallucinations, fate or some sort of mania brought on by her brain tumor, she wasn't going to wait for the Grand Canyon.

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  • If anyone can coax an unwilling soul out of a human brain, you can.

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  • He couldn't have the tumor – or half her brain missing – when he revived her.

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  • The surgeries that first year integrated the tumor into your brain using science and magic in a combination that even I was unable to reverse, when I finally realized you weren't the same woman I recalled.

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  • I.m the brain, you.re the brawn.

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  • But visions of gigantic piles of BB sized oats continued to plague his brain as he donned his coat and gloves to clear the steps and walk-ways of the overnight snow.

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  • It was a long, slow glide, mostly downhill toward Ridgway ten miles distant and Dean leaned his head back, as if to clear his over-burdened brain of the confusion of the past few days.

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  • Alerted to her passage through the perimeter by the microchip implant in her brain, Mr. Tim intercepted her before she reached the command and control hub.

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  • He has bilateral optic nerve atrophy, which affects the visual information passing from the eye to the brain.

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  • This practice creates bubbling bliss for the individual, maximum coherence in brain functioning, and a positive influence throughout the environment.

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  • Letting out all the garbage stored inside my brain was a cathartic exercise. 

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  • Early in infection, the virus shows a distinct predilection for certain parts of the brain.

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  • The UK government continually reiterates its commitment to halting the brain drain.

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  • He was diagnosed at age 2 but did not succumb to a fatal brain tumor until age 12.

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  • Preparation for the scan People having abdominal, pelvic, or brain scans may be given special instructions in advance about eating and drinking.

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  • People who survive a brain abscess may suffer damage to the brain.

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  • This can only take place, however, if the area of the brain that triggers the seizures can be identified with pinpoint accuracy.

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  • The drug boosts the function of a key brain chemical called acetylcholine.

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  • Alzheimer's disease is caused by the destruction of certain brain cells leading to the loss of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine.

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  • The Cambridge University research, published in the journal Brain, suggests boosting the chemical acetylcholine may limit the effect of this damage.

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  • Choline is transformed into the brain neurotransmitter acetylcholine, which is vital to the efficient transmission of brain signals.

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  • The research work provided direct confirmation of the extent to which the hypnotist can selectively activate given areas of the brain.

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  • I should have known better, but by this time hunger and weariness had so addled my brain that I took his advice.

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  • Much of their evidence comes from patients with brain damage, such as D.F. who has a condition known as visual form agnosia.

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  • What is post traumatic amnesia with regards to traumatic brain injury?

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  • A tiny structure deep within her brain called the amygdala caused a massive fear response.

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  • They will be talking about the link between brain anatomy, physiology & intelligence, blending physics, chemistry and biology.

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  • My son, David Michael, died at age five from a ruptured brain aneurysm during surgery to repair a broken arm.

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  • An aneurysm of the brain can be detected by a special kind of X-ray called an angiogram or arteriogram.

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  • A cerebral angiogram is a study of the blood vessels in the brain.

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  • A carotid angiogram is an Xray of the circulation to the brain taken by injecting dye (contrast) into the carotid artery.

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  • Women are more/less likely than men to suffer aphasia when the front part of the brain is damaged.

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  • He heard the snap of the spring-lock like something bursting in his brain, and sat astonied.

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  • Another possible cause of brain infarction might be carotid artery atherosclerosis.

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  • Several such anatomical Atlases have been developed [19 ], but these tend to be developed from as little as one subject brain.

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  • The brain Atlas can be shown either alongside the patients own scan or overlaid on top.

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  • During the final examination the women underwent scans to examine brain atrophy.

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  • Medical malpractice attorneys specializing in brain injury, birth injury and all types of personal injuries.

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  • Changing brain networks for visuomotor control with increased movement automaticity.

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  • After her death they would perform a full autopsy and use her brain to further the study of dementia.

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  • It looks somewhat like a Lima bean in the center of his brain from the angle she showed us.

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  • A trip to the pub was needed to help dear my increasingly befuddled brain.

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  • There may be an abnormality in brain biochemistry involving a chemical messenger called serotonin.

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  • Rather than linking bipedalism alone with brain expansion, as previously theorized, Falk's explanation involves climate.

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  • Brain, spleen, marrow and peripheral blood morphological research was also carried out under the same conditions of animal RF EMF irradiation.

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  • This involves removing part of the brain in more severe cases in the region of the abnormal blood vessels.

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  • Psychologists for the last 15 years have been trying to discover why the number 3 stimulates the human brain.

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  • Please engage brain before posting comments on a subject you clearly know sod all about.

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  • Cerebrospinal fluid This is the fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord.

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  • Just think about the human brain, for a moment.

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  • Success at repairing the damaged brain will require the harnessing of information gathered from a wide range of disciplines.

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  • We will also study possible adverse effects of the interventions on the immature brain.

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  • The aim of this study was to confirm the presence of these enzymes and localize them precisely in the rat brain.

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  • If they were left to grow and were never worn down they would grow into the rodents brain!

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  • In brains affected by PD, proteins that are not broken down properly clump together inside brains affected by PD, proteins that are not broken down properly clump together inside brain cells.

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  • The stated rationale is to widen access, reduce brain drain, bolster research capabilities and maximize the competitiveness of the sector.

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  • But it is necessary to create some program to stop the brain drain.

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  • Now the former headhunter wants not only to keep Polish talent in Poland, but to reverse the brain drain.

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  • The U.K. government continually reiterates its commitment to halting the brain drain.

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  • Despite the enormous capacity of the human brain, we only utilize on average less than three percent of our potential brainpower.

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  • A pork knuckle will do the job, so you've got the brawn without the brain.

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  • Ipratropium bromide does not penetrate the blood brain barrier.

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  • Complications of whooping cough include bronchopneumonia, acute encephalopathy, and long-term brain damage as a result of cerebral hypoxia.

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  • Unfortunately, many of Elvis ' tunes did not meet my need for some brain candy.

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  • In order for your brain to function properly it needs carbs!

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  • Acupuncture inhibits the decrease in brain catecholamine contents and the impairment of passive avoidance task in ovariectomized mice.

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  • He removes the brain with a suction catheter causing the skull to collapse, enabling the head to slide out.

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  • This part of the brain is called the cerebellum.

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  • This precipitated a profound hypoglycaemic coma resulting in irreversible brain damage.

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  • Severe hypoglycaemia may lead to unconsciousness and/or convulsions and may result in temporary or permanent impairment of brain function or even death.

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  • Cells isolated from the umbilical cord of the newborn injected into rats repaired brain injuries by becoming brain cells [7] .

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  • This is because they regularly exercise the part of the brain known as the pre-frontal cortex which reinforces attention span.

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  • The scientists managed to stimulate single brain cells in the rat cortex.

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  • In the past, researchers trying to understand dyslexia have focused on the highly developed language centers of the brain's cerebral cortex.

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  • The likelihood that a violent criminal will act violently in the future can be estimated based on resting brain scans.

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  • Sudoku Fun - Online Sudoku Puzzle Speed Challenge Sudoku puzzles are addictive brain teasers that have been referred to as wordless crossword puzzles.

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  • So test your wits make free crossword puzzle and tickle your brain everyday with the USA TODAY Crossword 2006 Calendar.

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  • For very severe disease causing inflammation in the kidneys, lungs or brain then we use cyclophosphamide with high doses of steroids.

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  • If there is still activity in the brain stem, a person is considered to have sustained brain damage, rather than brain death.

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  • In some cases, the acute illness subsides into a chronic state, which may lead to serious brain damage.

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  • Degenerative brain diseases are marked by progressive, irreversible damage to cells of the central nervous system.

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  • Brain researcher David Nicholls has already announced the defection of his team to the Buck Institute in San Francisco.

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  • The type of disease, these children had also involved the brain and they would slowly degenerate over a number of years.

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  • This quarter share of their genes can only be propagated if they are not demented from brain injury or degeneracy.

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  • Citadep appears to relieve depression by increasing serotonin levels in the brain.

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  • During that time, my wife died of a brain tumor, and I became depressive.

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  • The idea of substrate deprivation is good and important for neuronopathic Gaucher's disease as it can get into the brain.

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  • Brain waves can be measured by implanting a small radio transmitter device into a rat that sends data to an external recorder.

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  • Two weeks of rolling ship and frozen land requiring vast amounts of brain power just to remain dignified, certainly takes its toll.

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  • Recent research has shown that dilation of the blood vessels in the brain relates to nitric oxide.

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  • Each of the hydrogen atoms in each of the molecules of water in your brain is a tiny magnetic dipole.

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  • Bandolier hopes that transmission disequilibrium tests that are free of bias due to population stratification can wait till brain cells have a good day.

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  • But she also warns not to completely dispel the left and more logical side of your brain.

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  • Only two ideas, maximum, were to be made to fit into a half-hour documentary; anything more taxed the brain.

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  • They have all started from the base that the mind dies with the brain in order to appease orthodox scientific dogmas.

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  • The mainstay of treating Parkinson's disease is to replace dopamine in the brain.

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  • They work by reducing the action of a particular chemical messenger in the brain called dopamine.

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  • When you are attracted to someone your brain releases the drug dopamine giving the same reaction that taking cocaine or speed would create.

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  • Uprima is absorbed under the tongue, stimulating the brain chemical dopamine, which starts the signal for an erection.

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  • The chemical dopamine is then released in the brain, which leads to feelings of contentment.

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  • Dopamine Systems in the Brain There are a number of collections of nerves in the brain that release dopamine Systems in the Brain There are a number of collections of nerves in the brain that release dopamine.

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  • The third region is located in the right dorsal (posterior) frontal cortex (bottom lateral view of brain ).

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  • We would have to ask the dreamer what he or she was experiencing when the brain was in a specific state.

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  • M has acquired dyslexia after she injured her brain falling from a horse at about 11 years.

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  • For example, ruptured eardrums, brain damage and injuries or even death from falls caused by blows.

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  • Thanks to parallel processing, the human brain easily eclipses the performance of PCs.

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  • Tests on animals have found that ecstasy permanently reduces levels of serotonin, the chemical in the brain partly responsible for mood changes.

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  • Carbon monoxide related cerebral edema can cause irreversible damage to the brain which in turn can effect the nervous system.

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  • Basically, any conscious effort to exercise your brain can potentially create new brain cell connections.

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  • His brain inside his skull would start bubbling like a boiled egg inside its shell.

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  • There is evidence that drugs that stimulate or increase the levels of GABA in the brain may delay ejaculation.

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  • Using 2-D electrophoresis, followed by autoradiography, brain proteins which react with a tritium-labelled organophosphate, can be rapidly imaged.

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  • Into the receiver flow all psychical emanations from that arcade fun game fun brain game arcade really unsuspicious citizen.

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  • For example, if the person has an air embolism in the arteries carrying blood to the brain, it may cause seizures.

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  • A large and very varied brain circuitry subserves emotion perception and emotion perception and emotion regulation.

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  • In the normal brain, herpes simplex virus can cause encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain which is potentially fatal.

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  • More critical was the fever from the viral encephalitis raging in her brain.

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  • The main factor involved in causing the encephalopathy is an increase in ammonia levels in the brain.

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  • They are also expressed in brain, egg cells and many other tissues, where they regulate calcium release from the smooth endoplasmic reticulum.

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  • Pain releases endorphins in the brain which cause a rush or a high.

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  • One theory holds that placebos work because they increase endorphins in the brain.

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  • The brain's natural endorphins appear to have a similar action.

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  • When enough endorphins are produced, the nerves that control pain and pleasure impulses in your brain are activated.

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  • The barrier phenotype of the brain endothelium is induced and maintained by chemical factors released by brain cells, particularly perivascular astrocytic end feet.

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  • For example, we do not want our brain cells to make liver enzymes or skin cells to manufacture blood.

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  • Neural impulses do not travel at the same speed, muscles are not equidistant from the brain, and much more.

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  • Liverpool's national exemplar in ' whole brain learning ' Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School is a Specialist Sports College in Liverpool.

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  • Methods These experiments were performed on tissue explants or brain slices prepared from mouse embryos and pups from development stages E15 through P20.

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  • Sorry guys, we were off the air over the weekend due to our main server having a brain fart!

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  • February 1987 The CVL identifies scrapie-associated fibrils (SAFs) in some of the brain samples referred to it.

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  • Antenna digs in... Brain experts at the Scripps Research Institute in California have come up with a novel strategy for shedding excess flab.

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  • This alone will do wonders to sort out your brain fog by midday.

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  • I was an intelligent women, my brain wasn't totally frazzled by children's cartoons!

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  • This enables researchers to examine brain function in healthy tissue for a comparison.

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  • It is the voice of Julie herself, spouting gibberish from the fevered world her brain resides in, but disturbingly real gibberish.

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  • The pituitary gland is a gland found at the back of our heads toward the bottom of the brain.

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  • The free radical fighting abilities of melatonin - a natural hormone produced by the pineal gland in your brain - are well known.

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  • On return to England Anne-Marie was diagnosed with a grade IV brain stem glioma for which there is no cure.

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  • Early results have shown promise for extending survival in patients with highly aggressive brain tumors called gliomas.

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  • It acts by blocking a messenger chemical called glutamate which is produced by the brain cells damaged by the disease.

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  • Glioma tumor cells release the neurotransmitter glutamate, which carves a path of destruction through brain tissue allowing the tumor cells to advance.

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  • This study revealed that the action of Hoodia's steroidal glycoside was directly on the hypothalamus, the part of the brain controlling appetite.

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  • And, somewhere in the back of my brain, there's a little goblin going ' mmm mmm!

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  • They're kind of filed away in my brain alongside Placebo, whiny miserabilist indie tripe with vaguely Goth leanings.

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  • Amazingly, the species has a grapefruit sized brain, smaller than any other stone tool using species.

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  • They also showed in lab experiments that EPO blunted the toxic effects of the drug haloperidol on brain cells.

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  • We do know that handedness is determined by a greater dominance of one side of the brain over the other.

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  • An interrupted development hinders the brain from developing a natural handedness.

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  • If successful this will prevent the brain damage that accounts for so many neurological handicaps in children.

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  • The inquest jury returned a verdict of " Injury to the brain and spinal cord consequent upon judicial hanging " .

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  • Each outcry of the hunted hare A fiber from the brain does tear.

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  • Generally, injury to the left side of the brain will cause a right hemiplegia and injury to the right side a left hemiplegia.

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  • Nor is it just brain hemisphere dominance which affects how you operate effectively.

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  • Eastman returned home but was in poor health and died of a brain hemorrhage on 8th July, 1928.

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  • Herculean task for his four remaining brain cells.

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  • They did say Chloe has gray matter heterotopia (gray matter floating in her brain ).

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  • A visual map is an essentially hierarchical two-dimensional graphical representation that is similar to other common representations variously called idea maps or brain maps.

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  • Research has shown that repeated temporal lobe seizures can cause a brain structure called the hippocampus to shrink over time.

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  • They have a large hippocampus, the part of the brain that stores mental maps.

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  • Corticosteroids mediate a number of functions of mammalian brain, including blood pressure homeostasis, salt appetite and neuronal excitability.

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  • The aggregates comprise the amyloid deposits in the diseased brain and give rise to the SAFs found in treated brain homogenates.

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  • In 1909, Landsteiner and Popper (4) transmitted poliomyelitis to monkeys by the intracerebral inoculation of human brain tissue homogenates.

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  • Luteinising hormone (LH) is produced by the pituitary gland in the brain.

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  • Within the brain, the hypothalamus produces gonadotrophin-releasing hormone (GnRH) which is secreted into the pituitary gland (1 ).

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  • This team is investigating the ' signal molecule ' which produces the scarring around the brain thought to be responsible for causing hydrocephalus.

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  • Oliver was born prematurely and developed hydrocephalus, which is an abnormal amount of cerebrospinal fluid around the brain.

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  • The reefs are composed of finger corals and brain corals covered with colorful sponges, hydroids, sea whips and sea fans.

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  • They also had a distinctly different pattern of brain activity compared to when they were not hypnotized and experienced the painful heat.

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