HyperDic: neural_structure

English > 1 sense of the expression neural structure:
NOUNbodyneural structurea structure that is part of the nervous system
English > neural structure: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA structure that is part of the nervous system.
Narrowerautonomic nervous system, ANSThe part of the nervous system of vertebrates that controls involuntary actions of the smooth muscles and heart and glands
brain, encephalonThat part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers
brainstem, brain-stem, brain stemThe part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus
center, centre, nerve center, nerve centreA cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process
cerebellar hemisphereEither of two lateral lobes of the cerebellum
cerebellumA major division of the vertebrate brain
cerebral cortex, cerebral mantle, pallium, cortexThe layer of unmyelinated neurons (the grey matter) forming the cortex of the cerebrum
cerebrumanterior portion of the brain consisting of two hemispheres
cingulate gyrus, gyrus cinguliA long curved structure on the medial surface of the cerebral hemispheres
diencephalon, interbrain, betweenbrain, thalmencephalonThe posterior division of the forebrain
forebrain, prosencephalonThe anterior portion of the brain
ganglionAn encapsulated neural structure consisting of a collection of cell bodies or neurons
geniculate bodyOne of four small oval masses that protrude slightly from the underside of the thalamus and function as synaptic centers on the way to the cerebral cortex
hemisphere, cerebral hemisphereEither half of the cerebrum
hindbrain, rhombencephalonThe posterior portion of the brain including cerebellum and brainstem
hippocampusA complex neural structure (shaped like a sea horse) consisting of grey matter and located on the floor of each lateral ventricle
hypothalamusA basal part of the diencephalon governing autonomic nervous system
limbic system, visceral brain, limbic brainA system of functionally related neural structures in the brain that are involved in emotional behavior
mamillary body, mammillary body, corpus mamillareOne of two small round structures on the undersurface of the brain that form the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix
medulla oblongata, medulla, bulbLower or hindmost part of the brain
midbrain, mesencephalonThe middle portion of the brain
myelencephalonThe posterior part of the hindbrain in developing vertebrates
neencephalon, neoencephalonThe part of the brain having the most recent phylogenetic origin
nucleusAny histologically identifiable mass of neural cell bodies in the brain or spinal cord
olfactory bulbOne of two enlargements at the terminus of the olfactory nerve at the base of the brain just above the nasal cavities
paleencephalon, paleoencephalon, palaeencephalonThe more primitive parts of the brain phylogenetically
paleocerebellumThe anterior lobe of the cerebellum which was one of the earliest parts of the hindbrain to develop in mammals
pons, pons VaroliiA band of nerve fibers linking the medulla oblongata and the cerebellum with the midbrain
pyriform area, piriform area, pyriform lobe, piriform lobepear-shaped neural structure on either side of the brain in the rhinencephalon
radiationA radial arrangement of nerve fibers connecting different parts of the brain
reflex arcThe neural / neural path of a reflex
spinal cord, medulla spinalisA major part of the central nervous system which conducts sensory and motor nerve impulses to and from the brain
substantia nigra, nucleus niger, locus nigerA layer of deeply pigmented grey matter in the midbrain
subthalamusThe ventral part of the thalamus
telencephalonThe anterior division of the forebrain
thalamuslarge egg-shaped structures of grey matter that form the dorsal subdivision of the diencephalon
vermis, vermis cerebelliThe narrow central part of the cerebellum between the two hemispheres
Broaderstructure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structureA particular complex anatomical part of a living thing
Spanishestructura neurológica
Catalanestructura neurològica

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