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  • n. A plural of isthmus.

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  • n. Plural form of isthmus.


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  • Neurons in the nucleus isthmi pars parvocellularis (Ipc) responded to wide ranges of visual and auditory features, but they were not tuned to particular values of those features.

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  • One neuron in the area called the optic tectum because it sits on the "roof" of the brain, sends axons to others in a knob of tissue called the nucleus isthmi. - latest science and technology news stories


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