Thalamus sentence example

thalamus
  • s, the whorl of stamens inserted on the thalamus and surrounding the pistil.
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  • Monoecious, and bearing their male flowers in catkins, they are readily distinguished from the rest of the catkin-bearing trees by their peculiar fruit, an acorn or nut, enclosed at the base in a woody cup, formed by the consolidation of numerous involucral bracts developed beneath the fertile flower, simultaneously with a cup-like expansion of the thalamus, to which the bracteal scales are more or less adherent.
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  • These are usually densely crowded upon the thalamus, but in some instances, after apical growth has ceased in the axis, an elongation of portions of the receptacle by intercalary growth occurs, by which changes in the position of the parts may be brought about.
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  • These segments spring apparently from the top of the ovary - the real explanation, however, being that the end of the flower-stalk or "thalamus," as it grows, becomes dilated into a sort of cup or tube enclosing and indeed closely adhering to the ovary, so that the latter organ appears to be beneath the perianth instead of above it as in a lily, an appearance which has given origin to the term "inferior ovary."
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  • The axis is usually very much contracted, no internodes being developed, and the portion bearing the floral leaves, termed the thalamus or torus, frequently expands into a conical, flattened or hollowed expansion; at other times, though rarely, the internodes are developed and it is elongated.
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  • The stamens arise from the thalamus or torus within the petals, with which they generally alternate, forming one or more whorls, which collectively constitute the androecium.
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  • Filaments are usually articulated to the thalamus or torus, and the stamens fall off after fertilization: but in Campanula and some other plants they are continuous with the torus, and the stamens remain persistent, although in a withered state.
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  • Tiny bubbles begin to form in the brain cells in the thalamus - the part of the brain that controls sleep.
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  • The termination of the peduncle, or the part on which the whorls of the flower are arranged, is called the thalamus, torus or receptacle.
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  • Analysis of MRI scans of confirmed vCJD patients revealed high signal in the posterior thalamus (pulvinar).
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  • It involves making a lesion in the part of the brain called the thalamus.
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  • Analysis of MRI scans of confirmed vCJD patients revealed high signal in the posterior thalamus (pulvinar ).
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  • We are investigating both the structure and function of these cortical areas and their reciprocal connections with the auditory thalamus.
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  • Their normal position is below the pistil, and when they are so placed (fig.64, a) upon the thalamus they are hypogynous.
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  • Role of the thalamus in language: Is it related to schizophrenic thought disorder?
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  • The pons structure in the brainstem sends messages to the cerebral cortex and thalamus.
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  • Patients who have sensory abnormalities may have a lesion above the thalamus.
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  • Some patients with TS, however, have been successfully treated with stereotactic surgery involving high-frequency stimulation of the thalamus.
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  • Thalamotomy is a surgical procedure used to destroy part of the thalamus, which is thought to produce abnormal brain activity that causes tremor.
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