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cingulum

[′sin·gyə·ləm]
(anatomy)
The ridge around the base of the crown of a tooth.
(botany)
The part of a plant between stem and root.
(invertebrate zoology)
Any girdlelike structure.
A band of color or a raised line on certain bivalve shells.
The outer zone of cilia on discs of certain rotifers.
The clitellum in annelids.
(neuroscience)
The tract of association nerve fibers in the brain, connecting the callosal and the hippocampal convolutions.
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Previous investigators have reported that direct electrical stimulation of other parts of the brain can trigger laughter, but the demonstration that anti-anxiety effects observed with cingulum bundle stimulation can provide meaningful clinical benefits make this study distinct, says senior author Jon T, Willie, MD, PhD, who performed the surgeries reported in the paper.
Moreover, among associative WM tracts in the frontal lobe, the anterior cingulum bundle is adjacent to the motor cortex, and its microstructural damage in ALS has been hypothesized to be related to the pattern of corticofugal disease spreading [67, 68].
We found disrupted connectivity within the DMN, particularly between the PCC (seed region) and regions of the prefrontal cortex including frontal pole, paracingulate gyrus, and superior temporal gyrus as well as the middle temporal gyrus and the cingulum.
Evidence for fractional anisotropy and mean diffusivity white matter abnormalities in the internal capsule and cingulum in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Analysis of damaged axons focused on the cingulum, under the impact site, to image axons in cross-section for more accurate quantification (Figures 6(b), 6(c), and 6(d)).
These lower FA values in PD were also associated with changes in other diffusivity indices, including the following: (1) increased MD and RD values in the left parietal WM, left cingulum, and inferior longitudinal fasciculus of the left occipital and right parietal lobe; (2) increased RD values in the forceps minor of the right frontal lobe and superior longitudinal fasciculus of the left frontal lobe; (3) reduced AD values in the left middle cerebellar peduncle; (4) increased MD, AD, and RD values in the midbrain.
The WM bundles that have been most frequently observed to be affected in SZ include the corpus callosum (CC), anterior cingulum (AC), uncinate fasciculus (UF), fornix (FX), and superior longitudinal fasciculus (SLF) [14-18].
La Real Academia Espanola en su diccionario define al cingulo (Del latin cingulum: cinturon; cingere: cenir) como un cordon o cinta de seda o de lino, con una borla en cada extremo, que sirve para cenirse el sacerdote el alba.
L'unita della militia e concretamente percepibile nell'uso del cingulum (il cinturone militare) imposto anche ai funzionari (palatini) della militia non armata.
Rhona MacLeod's forensic work reveals the red plaited silk cord used to hang Leila is a cingulum, a Wiccan artefact used in sex magic.
Diagnosis--The largest species of Postcopemys based on its brachydont bunodont molars; also bears the following unique character combination: median mure connected to protocone on M1; m1 with a wide and strongly bilobed procingulum; ectolophid and ectostylid on m1 present; mesolophid well-developed on m1, but short in m2 and not extending to the lingual cingulum.