autonomic nervous system

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Synonyms for autonomic nervous system

the part of the nervous system of vertebrates that controls involuntary actions of the smooth muscles and heart and glands

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In both enlarged and narrow regions of the gastric caeca-like structure, the wall presents a simple epithelium of cuboidal cells each with a well-developed central nucleus with an evident nucleolus (Figs.
Hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenocortical regulation following lesions of the central nucleus of the amygdala.
Rethinking the fear circuit: the central nucleus of the amygdala is required for the acquisition, consolidation, and expression of Pavlovian fear conditioning.
Of these, the central nucleus of the amygdala-a brain region important in the regulation of emotional states-is particularly sensitive to suppression of alcohol drinking by compounds that act on the GABA systems (i.
During the first two stages of spermatogenesis involving maturation of the spermatogonia, in the course of formation of the primary spermatocytes, which undergo mitotic multiplication to give rise to secondary spermatocytes and during meiosis of the secondary spermatocytes in the course of which spermatids arise, germ cells contain a large central nucleus with heterochromatin granules of varied size and there are few organelles.
The central nucleus of the inferior colliculus was bilaterally injected with replication-defective herpes virus (ICP4-; 2 x [10.
24, 2003 Journal of Neuroscience, the investigators reported that electrically stimulating the mPFC reduces the responsiveness of nerve cells in the amygdala's central nucleus.
Our work suggests that an interaction between these systems within two functionally and anatomically related limbic brain structures, the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis (BNST) and the central nucleus of the amygdala (CeA), may mediate the effects of stress on relapse to drug seeking.
COED HILLS FACTFILE Coed Hills has been in operation for the past six years and is based around a resident community of artists and a central nucleus of site manager Rawleigh Clay and musicians Gareth Whelan and Dan Hilary-Jones.
Comets consist of a central nucleus a few kilometres across and are often likened to dirty snowballs because they consist mostly of ice mixed with dust.
A CRF(2) agonist administered into the central nucleus of the amygdala decreases ethanol self-administration in ethanol-dependent rats.
In alcohol-dependent rats, and likely in human alcoholics too, abstinence triggers a flood of CRF in the central nucleus of the amygdala-creating a feeling of anxiety that typically can only be alleviated by drinking again.
For example, if an experimental design requires dissecting (in the mouse brain) the central nucleus of the amygdala and the basomedial amygdala, the dissection of these two nuclei is relatively simple from an LMD perspective (see figure 8).
The central nucleus of IC was bilaterally injected with replication-defective herpes virus (ICP4-;2 X [10.
In the early days of atomic theory, physicists often pictured an atom as a miniature solar system with electrons orbiting at any distance from a central nucleus.
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