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brainstem

[′brān‚stem]
(anatomy)
The portion of the brain remaining after the cerebral hemispheres and cerebellum have been removed.
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The head movement signals are then sent by primary vestibular afferents to the vestibular nuclei neurons located in the brainstem which in turn project to ocular motor neurons.
Launched in March 2014, the three-year study has enrolled five of 10 participants and successfully implanted an auditory brainstem implant (ABI) device in four children who previously could not hear.
The ABI attempts to fill that gap by delivering electrical stimulation directly to the neurons on the brainstem the nerve normally would have targeted.
Definite cases were defined as cases with a compatible clinical syndrome (prodrome followed by stepwise neurological deficits due to brainstem disease) and microbiological demonstration of L.
It is the most common brainstem tumor in children, representing 75-80% of childhood brainstem tumors, and affecting an estimated 300 children in the U.
Cerebellar and brainstem development: An overview in relation to Joubert syndrome.
Some baroreceptors are grouped together in concentrated areas in the aortic arch and report their information to the brainstem via fibres in the vagal nerve.
The third edition of the classic textbook on the cellular structure of the human brainstem adds new drawings and photographs to illustrate the rostral pole of the midbrain.
Brainstem and cerebellar findings in Joubert syndrome.
Auditory brainstem implant procedures are usually performed on adults with tumours in their cochlear nerves.
He was adopted in 2010 and was among the first children to receive an auditory brainstem implant at the University of North Carolina.
The brainstem operation has enabled the 20-month-old to hear for the first time.