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  • Organ of Corti
    anatomy The spiral EPITHELIUM containing sensory AUDITORY HAIR CELLS and supporting cells in the cochlea. Organ of Corti, situated on the BASILAR MEMBRANE and overlaid ...
  • Otolithic Membrane
    anatomy A gelatinous membrane overlying the acoustic maculae of SACCULE AND UTRICLE. It contains minute crystalline particles (otoliths) of CALCIUM CARBONATE and ...
  • Parasympathetic Nervous System
    anatomy The craniosacral division of the autonomic nervous system. The cell bodies of the parasympathetic preganglionic fibers are in brain stem nuclei...
  • Peripheral Nerves
    anatomy The nerves outside of the brain and spinal cord, including the autonomic, cranial, and spinal nerves. Peripheral nerves contain non-neuronal ...
  • Peripheral Nervous System
    anatomy The nervous system outside of the brain and spinal cord. The peripheral nervous system has autonomic and somatic divisions. The autonomic ...
  • Photoreceptor Cells, Vertebrate
    anatomy Specialized PHOTOTRANSDUCTION neurons in the vertebrates, such as the RETINAL ROD CELLS and the RETINAL CONE CELLS. Non-visual photoreceptor neurons have been ...
  • Pia Mater
    anatomy The innermost layer of the three meninges covering the brain and spinal cord. It is the fine vascular membrane that lies under the ARACHNOID ...
  • Pineal Gland
    anatomy A light-sensitive neuroendocrine organ attached to the roof of the THIRD VENTRICLE of the brain. The pineal gland secretes MELATONIN, other ...
  • Pons
    anatomy The front part of hindbrain that lies between MEDULLA OBLONGATA and the midbrain (MESENCEPHALON) ventral to the CEREBELLUM. It...
  • Posterior Cerebral Artery
    anatomy Artery formed by the bifurcation of the BASILAR ARTERY. Branches of the posterior cerebral artery supply portions of the OCCIPITAL LOBE; PARIETAL LOBE; inferior...
  • Prosencephalon
    anatomy The anterior of the three primitive cerebral vesicles of the embryonic brain arising from the NEURAL TUBE. It subdivides to form DIENCEPHALON ...
  • Pulvinar
    anatomy Large mass of nuclei forming the most caudal portion of the thalamus and overhanging the geniculate bodies and the dorsolateral surface of the ...
  • Raphe Nuclei
    anatomy Collections of small neurons centrally scattered among many fibers from the level of the trochlear nucleus in the midbrain to the hypoglossal ...
  • Red Nucleus
    anatomy A pinkish-yellow portion of the midbrain situated in the rostral mesencephalic tegmentum. It receives a large projection from the contralateral...
  • Retina
    anatomy The ten-layered nervous tissue membrane of the eye. It is continuous with the OPTIC NERVE and receives images of external objects and transmits visual impulses ...

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Male Head MRI lateral view : Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan of a male head revealing many of the internal structures, including the cerebral cortex, cerebellum, carotid arteries, and vitreous chamber of the eye.



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