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midbrain:

see brainbrain,
the supervisory center of the nervous system in all vertebrates. It also serves as the site of emotions, memory, self-awareness, and thought. Anatomy and Function
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midbrain

[′mid‚brān]
(anatomy)
Those portions of the adult brain derived from the embryonic midbrain.
(embryology)
The middle portion of the embryonic vertebrate brain. Also known as mesencephalon.
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He clinically manifested a paramedian midbrain syndrome, combining the previously described left-sided oculomotor impairment with moderate right-sided ataxic hemiparesis without hemianesthesia, tremor, dysmetria, dysarthria, and depression.
We hypothesize that the freezing of gait and PSP-like features in our patient may be attributed to the calcification in the midbrain.
Brain capillary telangiectasias are typically benign small vascular malformations found in the pons and midbrain. These lesions are usually silent on CT and angiography, but have characteristic presentations on contrast-enhanced MRI studies, specifically demonstrating susceptibility to gradient-echo sequences and "brush" or "stipple" like enhancement interspersed among normal brain parenchyma.
Embryonic chick midbrain MM cultures were exposed to iAs (1-5 [micro]M), Cd (1-8 [micro]M), phenytoin (100 [micro]M), or cortexolone (2 [micro]M).
The midbrain scans revealed that "the more g-forces each player was exposed to, the more damage we measured with MRI, [even] in the absence of concussion," said Mahon.
More specifically, a "V sign"--a distinct pattern of V-shaped hyperintensity on axial FLAIR and DWI sequences along the pia surface of the midbrain adjacent to the interpeduncular fossa--has been described in 67% of AOP cases.
Acute traumatic midbrain hemorrhage: experimental and clinical observations with CT.
analysed calcium transients in the proliferation and differentiation of stem cell derived from human midbrain. Limbal epithelial cell culture condition was identified in E.
In such patients, especially in a case where the lesion is in the midbrain, the severity and symptoms show great variety depending on the location and range.
The objective of this study is to examine the effects of a frequency-enhanced neonatal acoustic environment on c-fos expression patterns in the auditory midbrain (inferior colliculus).