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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the corpus callosum

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  • Of or pertaining to the callosum, or corpus callosum.


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  • Each labrium is part of the cingulate gyrus already described; and the slit-like interval between it and the upper surface of the corpus callosum is termed the callosal fissure (Fig. 727).

    IX. Neurology. 4c. The Fore-brain or Prosencephalon

  • We can fairly judge the past by the standards of President John Adams, who called slavery "an evil of callosal magnitude."

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  • Fausto-Sterling during an interview not long ago itemized some of the results from a long line of attempts to replicate sexual dimorphism: "1985: no sex differences in shape, width, or area. 1988: three independent observers unable to distinguish male from female. 1989: women had smaller callosal areas but larger percent of area in splenium, more-slender CCs, and more-bulbous splenium."

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  • LeDoux JE, Wilson DH, Gazzaniga MS. Block design performance following callosal sectioning: Observations on functional recovery.

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  • The scholastic records of this college student with callosal agenesis were fair to good for courses that involved language and verbal facility, but contrastingly poor for subjects such as geometry and geography that involved spatial and related nonverbal faculties which we now commonly associate with the right hemisphere.

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  • The cingulate gyrus (gyrus cinguli; callosal convolution) is an arch-shaped convolution, lying in close relation to the superficial surface of the corpus callosum, from which it is separated by a slit-like fissure, the callosal fissure.

    IX. Neurology. 4c. The Fore-brain or Prosencephalon

  • Laterally it is overlapped by the cingulate gyrus, but is separated from it by the slit-like callosal fissure.

    IX. Neurology. 4c. The Fore-brain or Prosencephalon

  • The corpus callosum is developed within the arch of the hippocampal fissure, and the upper part of the fissure forms, in the adult brain, the callosal fissure on the medial surface of the hemisphere.

    IX. Neurology. 2. Development of the Nervous System

  • This glutamatergic input was substantially reduced compared with endogenous callosal OPCs 1 week after lesion and was lost on differentiation into oligodendrocytes.

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  • Therefore, axon-oligodendrocyte progenitor synapse formation is a transient and regulated step that occurs during remyelination of callosal axons.

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