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Synonyms for brain stem

the part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus

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Two days after his surgery George was diagnosed with an inoperable stage 1 to 2 brain stem glioma tumour.
BRAIN STEM I When opioids bind to receptors in the brain stem, breathing slows down, which creates a feeling of relaxation.
Forcing young mouse brain stem cells to make progerin also weakened the barrier that excludes aging proteins from the stem cells.
This case report highlights absence of i nflammation at common krait bite site but loss of brain stem reflex mimicking brain death, thus prompting clinical staff to consider withdrawing ventilator support, which is harmful.
Additional findings detected (missed in initial CT) are brain stem bleeds, 3 case (14%), Small basifrontal intra parenchymal bleed, 2 case (9%) and linear fractures involving the vault, 2 case (9%) & involving the base of skull (middle cranial fossa), 3 case (14%).
We simulated an extracellular matrix for the brain stem cells using a stimulating antibody.
The cerebellum controls coordination, while the brain stem and spinal cord are involved in reflexes.
QUETTA -- Researchers have claimed that babies dying from Sudden infant death syndrome ( SIDS) have brain stem abnormalities regardless of whether they were exposed to risks like suffocation or co-sleeping.
4 ( ANI ): Researchers have claimed that babies dying from Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) have brain stem abnormalities regardless of whether they were exposed to risks like suffocation or co-sleeping.
They found that the differences between meditators and controls are not confined to a particular core region of the brain but involve large-scale networks that include the frontal, temporal, parietal and occipital lobes and the anterior corpus callosum, as well as limbic structures and the brain stem.
The officer, who had been feeling unwell for just a few weeks, had her life-support machine turned off after her blood vessels swelled and caused brain stem damage.
Four of the patients with abnormal findings had cerebellar signs, and three of these patients were ultimately diagnosed with brain stem tumors.
When Grace Woodhead was born, her parents were told she only had months to live as she had untreatable brain stem cancer which affects only around five babies world-wide each year.
Dr Rogers said that Mr Cooper was generally a fit and healthy man but he found a small benign tumour in the brain stem which probably caused the breathing problem which led to Mr Cooper snoring very heavily.
The content includes discussion and exploration of the skull; meninges; spaces between the coverings; the blood supply and drainage; the lobes of the cortex; basal ganglia and diencephalon; thalamus and hypothalamus; brain stem and cranial nerves; and the cerebellum.