corona radiata


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corona radiata

[kə′rō·nə ‚rā·dē′äd·ə]
(histology)
The layer of cells immediately surrounding a mammalian ovum.
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A review of corticospinal tract location at corona radiata and posterior limb of the internal capsule in human brain.
At this stage the egg is surrounded by a cloud of cells brought with it from the ovary, poetically named the corona radiata.
Fifteen months after onset, a 24-h electroencephalography (EEG) was unremarkable, and brain MRI showed atrophy in the right insular cortex, caudate, putamen, and cerebral crus with high signals in the corona radiata on T2-weighted and fluid-attenuated inversion recovery images.