Meynert cells

large solitary pyramidal cells in the cerebral cortex, found in a single row near the calcarine fissure; called also solitary c's of Meynert.

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  • Meynert cells commissure etc. — Mey·nert cells, commissure, etc. (miґnərt) [Theodor Herman Meynert, German neurologist and psychiatrist in Vienna, 1833–1892] see under cell and commissure, and see nucleus basalis telencephali and tractus habenulointerpeduncularis …   Medical dictionary

  • Meynert — Theodor H., Vienna neurologist, 1833–1892. See retroflex bundle of M., M. cells, under cell, M. commissure, M. decussation, fasciculus of M., M. layer …   Medical dictionary

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  • Nucleus basalis of Meynert — Brain: Nucleus basalis of Meynert MRI showing a coronal plane of the head with marks showing the location of the substantia innominata, the region in which the nucleus basalis is found …   Wikipedia

  • Basal optic nucleus of Meynert — Infobox Brain Name = PAGENAME Latin = n. basalis telencephali GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Caption2 = IsPartOf = Components = Artery = Vein = Acronym = BrainInfoType = hier BrainInfoNumber = 257 MeshName = Basal+nucleus+of+Meynert… …   Wikipedia

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