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Biology and Psychology

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catecholamine neurotransmitter in the central nervous system, retina, and sympathetic ganglia, acting within the brain to help regulate movement and emotion: its depletion may cause Parkinson's disease.
an enfolding of cerebral cortex into the lateral fissure of a cerebral hemisphere,
a disorder of the nervous system, characterized either by mild, episodic loss of attention or sleepiness or by severe convulsions with loss of consciousness
the loss of a previously held ability to speak or understand spoken or written language, due to disease or injury of the brain
A sex hormone secreted by the testes, that stimulates the development of male sex organs, secondary sexual traits, and sperm.
a soft, white, fatty material in the membrane of Schwann cells and certain neuroglial cells
any of a group of peptides occurring in the brain and other tissues of vertebrates, and resembling opiates, that react with the brain's opiate receptors to raise the pain threshold.
any tissue connecting two parts of a body organ or structure.
a commercial form of this substance, obtained from beef and hog pituitary glands or especially by synthesis, and used chiefly in obstetrics to induce labor and to control postnatal hemorrhage.
a hormone secreted by the pineal gland in inverse proportion to the amount of light received by the retina, important in the regulation of biorhythms: in amphibians, it causes a lightening of the skin.
an anterior pituitary polypeptide hormone that stimulates lactation by the mammary glands at parturition in mammals, the activity of the crop in birds, and in some mammalian species the production of progesterone by the corpus luteum.
any localized, abnormal structural change in the body.
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a ganglion of the limbic system adjoining the temporal lobe of the brain and involved in emotions of fear and aggression.
nerve tissue, especially of the brain and spinal cord, which primarily contains myelinated fibers and is nearly white in color.
the appendage of the neuron that transmits impulses away from the cell body.
the approximately stepwise process by which genetic information is modified and translated into the substance and behavior of an organism.
the middle part of the diencephalon through which sensory impulses pass to reach the cerebral cortex.
a region where nerve impulses are transmitted and received
a cell, group of cells, or organ producing a secretion.
a neurotransmitter, derived from tryptophan, that is involved in sleep, depression, memory, and other neurological processes.
the branching process of a neuron that conducts impulses toward the cell.
the thyroid gland hormone that regulates the metabolic rate of the body.
he anterior and largest part of the brain, consisting of two halves or hemispheres and serving to control voluntary movements and coordinate mental actions.