nucleus of Burdach column

n. cuneatus.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Nucleus — 1) In cell biology, the structure that houses the chromosomes. 2) In neuroanatomy, a group of nerve cells. * * * 1. In cytology, typically a rounded or oval mass of protoplasm within the cytoplasm of a plant or animal cell; it is surrounded by a… …   Medical dictionary

  • column — 1. An anatomic part or structure in the form of a pillar or cylindric funiculus. SEE ALSO: fascicle. 2. A vertical object (usually cylindrical), mass, or formation. SYN: columna [TA]. [L. columna] …   Medical dictionary

  • Burdach fasciculus (column fibers tract) etc. — Bur·dach fasciculus (column, fibers, tract), etc. (b rґdahk) [Karl Friedrich Burdach, German physiologist, 1776–1847] see under fissure, and see fasciculus cuneatus medullae spinalis, and nucleus cuneatus …   Medical dictionary

  • Burdach — Karl F., German anatomist and physiologist, 1776–1847. See B. column, B. fasciculus, B. nucleus, B. tract …   Medical dictionary

  • fasciculus — 1. SYN: fascicle. 2. SYN: cord. 3. SYN: bundle. [L. dim. of fascis, bundle] f. anterior musculi palatopharyngei [TA] SYN: anterior fascicle of palatopharyngeus (muscle). anterior f. proprius [TA] SYN: fasciculi proprii …   Medical dictionary

  • Isothalamus — The isothalamus is a division used by some researchers in describing the thalamus. [Percheron, G. (2003) Thalamus . In Paxinos, G. and May, J.(eds). The human nervous system . 2d Ed. Elsevier. Amsterdam. pp.592 675] .The isothalamus constitutes… …   Wikipedia

  • Cuneate fasciculus — Fasciculus cuneatus Cuneate fasciculus is labeled in blue at upper right …   Wikipedia

  • tract — An elongated area, e.g., path, track, way. SEE ALSO: fascicle. SYN: tractus. [L. tractus, a drawing out] alimentary t. SYN: digestive t.. anterior corticospinal t. uncrossed fibers forming a small bundle in the anterior funiculus of the …   Medical dictionary

  • Fasciculus cuneatus — Infobox Anatomy Name = Fasciculus cuneatus Latin = fasciculus cuneatus medullae spinalis GraySubject = 185 GrayPage = 763 Caption = Fasciculus cuneatus is 3b, in blue at upper right. Caption2 = Diagram of the principal fasciculi of the spinal… …   Wikipedia

  • History of biology — For the video game, see History of Biology (video game). The frontispiece to Erasmus Darwin s evolution themed poem The Temple of Nature shows a goddess pulling back the veil from nature (in the person of Artemis). Allegory and metaphor have… …   Wikipedia

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