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Synonyms for complex

Synonyms for complex

consisting of two or more interconnected parts

a usually large entity composed of interconnected parts


a center of organization, supply, or activity

an exaggerated concern


Synonyms for complex

a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts


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a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated

(psychoanalysis) a combination of emotions and impulses that have been rejected from awareness but still influence a person's behavior

a whole structure (as a building) made up of interconnected or related structures

complicated in structure


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Suppression values of otoacoustic emissions were similar in individuals with and without tinnitus, although the group with this symptom has presented lower results, suggesting a worse performance of the superior olivary complex.
The papers describe models of the auditory periphery, the cochlear nucleus, the superior olivary complex, the auditory cortex, the inferior colliculus neurons, sensorineural hearing loss, and auditory scene analysis.
2) Along the course between the cochlear nuclei and the olivary complex, auditory fibers functionally interact with reticular formation structures and form the nonspecific acoustic pathway.
Years ago, Rasmussen described the presence of 300 to 600 nerve fibers that extend from the upper olivary complex, through the anastomotic branch of Oort, to the lower vestibular nerve, and down to the inner and primarily the outer hair cells.