from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to the brain.
- adj. Located within the cranial cavity.
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- adj. of or relating to the encephalon
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to the encephalon or brain.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to the encephalon; cerebral.
- Situated in the head or within the cranial cavity; intracranial.
Further study on rat brain revealed that Il1rapl was mainly expressed in memory/concentration-associated encephalic regions, such as hippocampus, dentate fascia, osmesis perithelium, and piriform cortex. mRNA expression levels of Il1rapl in brains of rats with different learning and memory abilities showed significant difference.
The needle on the encephalic meter in the lid of the kit never flickered.
If he did not continue, and these sleepless nights or the agitated sleep which maddened him should return, and following them, this over-excitement of the brain in troubling the nutrition of the encephalic mass, it might be the prelude of some grave cerebral affection.
Institute, have proposed a new nomenclature for macroscopic encephalic anatomy, which, while seemingly imperfect in many respects, has, at least, the merit of stimulating thought, and has given an impulse to a reform which will not cease until something has been actually accomplished in this direction.
He has had the privilege of observing three patients who had holes in their skulls, permitting the examination of the encephalic movements and circulation.
Weight of the encephalic mass 2-1/2 lbs. Depth of the interhemispherical fissure 1-2/8 inches.
It could sense Tortha Karf's electro-encephalic wave-patterns, but it was having trouble locating the source.
By accepting this hypothesis, we restore to the sensory nerves and to the encephalic centres their property of being the substrata of representation, and avoid the objection made above against materialism and parallelism, that they did not explain how a cerebral movement, which is material, can engender the perception of an object which differs greatly from it and is yet as material as the movement itself.
Let us suspend, by any means, the activity of the encephalic mass, by arresting the circulation of the blood for example, and the psychic function is at once inhibited.
The encephalic temperament is distinguished by prominence and breadth of the forehead, or by a full forehead associated with height and breadth at its coronal junction with the parietal bones, and extending toward the volitive region.