cuneus


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.
Related to cuneus: precuneus

cuneus

1. One of the wedge-shaped sections for spectators in an ancient theater.
2. Same as voussoir or wedge.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The significant regions are the postcentral gyrus, precentral gyrus, insula, inferior parietal lobule, transverse temporal gyrus, superior temporal gyrus, and inferior semilunar lobule in the grey matter and the postcentral gyrus, inferior parietal lobule, precentral gyrus, subgyrus, middle temporal gyrus, lingual gyrus, cuneus, and middle occipital gyrus in the white matter (Figure 6).
Compared with the preoperative counterparts, the PA patients with improved visual results after the operation exhibited reduced ReHo in spots of the bilateral thalamus, globus pallidus, caudate nucleus, putamen nucleus, supplementary motor area, and left hippocampal formation, and increased ReHo in the bilateral cuneus gyrus, calcarine gyrus, right lingual gyrus, and fusiform gyrus [Figure 1].
Hemelytron narrowed at level of scutellum, widened at level of cuneal fracture, clavus and basal two thirds of corium covered with scalelike setae, cuneus slightly longer than wide in males; membrane biareolate, fully macropterous in males, submacropterous with membrane slightly shortened in females.
Hemelytra: Clavus dark brown, central section of corium broadly medium brown, anterior angles of corium and basal half of cuneus pale white, anterior half of cuneus pale brown; wing membrane including veins uniformly dark fumate brown: hemelytral surface bearing scattered senti-erect, golden, simple setae only.
Primary visual cortex (Brodmann area 17) is located in cuneus and lingual gyri which is directly adjacent to the calcarin sulcus.
They found pronounced group differences (heightened levels of gyrification in active meditation practitioners) across a wide swatch of the cortex, including the left precentral gyrus, the left and right anterior dorsal insula, the right fusiform gyrus and the right cuneus.
The first electrical battery was invented independently in 1745 and 1746 by Dean von Kleist and Cuneus of Leyden.
In fact, this scheme is in the historical tradition of issuing pieces of metal as coins by the act of stamping a wedge (Latin: cuneus, from which the word "coin" is derived) on them.
In the fMRI study we found that the activities of ACC declined during the Go/No-go task, along with the activities of the cuneus after 36h total sleep deprivation.
summatranum (Karsten) Sournia, Chaetoceros coarctatus Lauder, Cladopyxis brachiolata Stein, Protoperidinium elegans (Cleve) Balech, Phalacroma cuneus (Schutt) Abe, Pyrocystis fusiformis Wyville-Thomson ex Murray, Ceratium tenue var.
The particular rostroconch that your son and his friend found has the formal name Conocardium cuneus.
pumilio are readily distinguished by coloration (Herring 1966; Salas 1995) notably by the lack of pigmentation in all femora and basal antennal segments and lack of pigmentation in the cuneus section of the wings in O.