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What is the definition or description of: cortex?

What is the definition or description of: cortex?

Gray matter: The cortex is the outer part of the brain or gray matter. It covers both the cerebrum and the cerebellum. See: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/cerebral_cortex for more details about the anatomy and connectivity of the cortex. ...Read more

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Cortex (Definition)

The cortex is the outer part of the brain or gray matter. It covers both the cerebrum and the cerebellum. See: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/cerebral_cortex for more details about the anatomy and ...Read more


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How can I tell if my prefrontal cortex was damaged?

Consult neurologist : This type of injury can be detected by a neurologist or a psychologist. ...Read more

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What does hypointense mean to the renal cortex mean?

What does hypointense mean to the renal cortex mean?

Maybe: Did you mean hypotension? This can cause pow blood flow to the =kidney which could cause damage to you kidney ...Read more

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Can cortex be used as a pain pill?

Can cortex be used as a pain pill?

Willow bark? Yes.: Think flesh not bone! wellness is vital to controlling any headache or pain issue. Magnesium is also vital. It will help relax the associated muscles, decrease stress, stabilize sleep and help other meds and therapy to work efficiently. Self or profess massage, chiropractor, yoga, heat, stretching all are needed. My favorite in my practice is acupuncture and myofascial tissue release. ...Read more

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What happens if you have lesions in the cerebral cortex?

What happens if you have lesions in the cerebral cortex?

CC lesions: Depends on the type & location, etiology, & extent of involvement of brain. ...Read more

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Breathlessness in humans activates insular cortex. What does this mean?

Breathlessness in humans activates insular cortex. What does this mean?

You read a paper: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10923655 some people were put in a color pet scanner and were made to hold their breath. The signal from the insular cortex changed, as it does from other uncomfortable things. The results were published in an obscure journal. This is not cutting-edge science or surprising, though i'm glad someone does studies like this. ...Read more

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The motor cortex is part of which part of the nervous system?

Which part?: The motor cortex is part of the cerebral cortex which is part of the brain which is part of the central nervous system. ...Read more

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Can a cortically blind person use their visual cortex?

No.: Cortical blindness is blindness due to damage of the visual cortex. If only one side has been damaged the other may work. ...Read more

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Is it possible to damage your cerebral cortex?

Absolutely: Best way to avoid damage is to exercise, eat healthy, stop smoking, avoid drug abuse, and prevent traumatic brain injury. ...Read more