neuroanatomy

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neuroanatomy

[¦nu̇r·ō·ə′nad·ə·mē]
(anatomy)
The study of the anatomy of the nervous system and nerve tissue.
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Another part of the human brain extensively analyzed and measured by neuroanatomists is the corpus callosum, a thick bundle of nerves connecting the left and the right cerebral hemispheres.
It will be an indispensible tool for neuroanatomists, behavioral neuroscientists, and molecular biologists trying to understand the primate brain.
Axonal transport and neurotransmitter release, for example, are now known to occur by mechanisms that are related to those of membrane trafficking and secretion used by all eukaryotic cells, and the neurofilaments whose unusual staining properties allowed neuroanatomists to trace axonal tracts are now recognized as part of a larger family of intermediate filaments found in many cell types.