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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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Watson et al., "Brainstem auditory evoked potentials--a review and modified studies in healthy subjects," Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology, vol.
Total RNA from the brainstem and left ventricle tissue samples was isolated with TRIsure reagent (Bioline) according to the manufacturer's protocol.
In June, international news agencies reported the case of a three-year-old boy believed to be the first child in the US to have had an auditory brainstem implant.
That is, after the cABR waveform has been converted to a .wav file, untrained listeners are able to recognize monosyllabic words from brainstem responses evoked by those words [23].
In rare cases, the cerebellum, brainstem, and spinal cord can be affected by MS [5].
MRI and brainstem auditory evoked potential evidence of eighth cranial nerve involvement in multiple sclerosis.
A total of 32 (30.2%) had left-hemisphere lesion, 26 (24.5%) had right-hemisphere lesion, and 48 (45.3%) had brainstem or cerebella lesion.
To rehabilitate her hearing, special funding was granted by the Ministry of Health for an Auditory Brainstem Implant (ABI) to be implanted directly after the tumour removal.