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  • n. The dividing up of a large amount of land between the inhabitants of it so that each person receives an equal amount of land.

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  • n. Division into parts or parcels; distribution.

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  • n. the division into parcels


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  • In 114 B.C.E., he returned 104 fiefdoms to the state, and they were incorporated into the districts and prefectures; and he demanded they divide all holdings among all male heirs, not just the eldest, to ensure parcellation of power.

    201 B.C.E

  • Even then, the parcellation of function might not be so clear: some of the higher-order contrasts (e.g., using ROI as a factor) were not reported, so the apparently "neat" parcellation of function is in many cases relying on null effects, which is risky business in the statistically low-powered endeavor that is fMRI.

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  • Tzourio-Mazoyer N, Landeau B, Papathanassiou D, Crivello F, Etard O, et al. (2002) Automated anatomical labeling of activations in SPM using a macroscopic anatomical parcellation of the MNI MRI single-subject brain.

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  • Moreover, the three-dimensional anatomic map for both cerebellar hemispheres, obtained through the anatomical parcellation of the MNI spatially normalized single-subject high-resolution T1 template

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  • Jones EG (1989) A new parcellation of the human thalamus on the basis of histochemical staining.

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  • Alelú-Paz R, Giménez-Amaya JM (2007) Chemical parcellation of the anterior thalamic nuclei in the human brain.

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  • Additional ROIs created from anatomical parcellation based on the Harvard-Oxford Structural Atlas provided by FSL

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