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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of lesion.


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  • Both hemispheres were lesioned in a single procedure by lifting the brain to expose its ventral surface.

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  • ÂÂThe crew turned from their tasks and windows to watch a shrunken man, gaunt and lesioned as he cleared his throat and spoke.

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  • So let's break down what this pathetic pawn of the paranoid, pants-wetting Right has to say, as it is a useful exercise in understanding what goes on in their multi-lesioned cerebral cortexes.


  • Reasoning by analogy with humans lesioned by disease or battle, Huxley finds it plausible that the frogs are not conscious, or not exercising volition; yet when thrown into water, for example, they swim just as well as undamaged frogs.


  • On Sex and the City, the women hump their beaus like brain-lesioned rabbits and date for months before the subject of marriage ever comes up.

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  • I laid my eyes upon his lesioned face as diners and wait staff turned away from it's unslightliness and I treated him with the kindness and simple humor that I treated all customers, but for him I delivered a bathroom key to his table before he was through eating in preparation for the violent diarrhea that would sometimes hit him before he was through a simple meal of eggs and toast.

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  • Since the middle of the nineteenth century it has been known that in atherosclerosis, cholesterol, or rather cholesterol esters, accumulate in high concentrations in the lesioned areas of the blood vessels, and since the late 1930s a specific inheritable disease, familial hypercholesterolemia, has been recognized, with greatly increased concentrations of cholesterol in the blood, and severe alterations in the normal structure of blood vessels.

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  • Underneath the wax, I knew, was exposed brain tissue, strategically lesioned.

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  • Moreover, neurogenesis was enhanced in the lesioned PC.

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  • In other words, "a cellular therapy would have to be applied to the tissue through the implanting of mother cells in the lesioned zone simultaneously with treatment to inhibit ADAM-17 which would encourage these transplanted cells to transform themselves into neurons", adds Doctor Carmen Castro, one of the researchers who has worked on the development of this patent.

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