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Entorhinal cortex

Index Entorhinal cortex

The entorhinal cortex (EC) (ento. [1]

34 relations: Alzheimer's disease, Anatomical terms of location, Anterior choroidal artery, Basal vein, Brain, Brodmann area 28, Brodmann area 34, Dentate gyrus, Ear, EC-hippocampus system, Entorhinal cortex, Grid cell, Hippocampus, Human eye, Magnetic resonance imaging, Memory, Memory consolidation, Nature Neuroscience, Neocortex, Neuroscience Information Framework, Nictitating membrane, Parahippocampal gyrus, Perirhinal cortex, Posterior cerebral artery, Prefrontal cortex, Rhinal sulcus, Single-unit recording, Sleep, Spatial memory, Subiculum, Temporal lobe, The New England Journal of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Video game.

Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease (AD), also referred to simply as Alzheimer's, is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that usually starts slowly and worsens over time.

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Anatomical terms of location

Standard anatomical terms of location deal unambiguously with the anatomy of animals, including humans.

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Anterior choroidal artery

The anterior choroidal artery originates from the internal carotid artery, though it also rarely arises from the middle cerebral artery.

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Basal vein

The basal vein is a vein in the brain.

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Brain

The brain is an organ that serves as the center of the nervous system in all vertebrate and most invertebrate animals.

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Brodmann area 28

Brodmann area 28 is a subdivision of the cerebral cortex of the guenon defined on the basis of cytoarchitecture.

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Brodmann area 34

Brodmann area 34 is a part of the brain.

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Dentate gyrus

The dentate gyrus is part of a brain region known as the hippocampus (part of the hippocampal formation).

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Ear

The ear is the organ of hearing and, in mammals, balance.

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EC-hippocampus system

The entorhinal cortex (EC) is a major part of the hippocampal formation of the brain, and is reciprocally connected with the hippocampus.

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Entorhinal cortex

The entorhinal cortex (EC) (ento.

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Grid cell

A grid cell is a type of neuron in the brains of many species that allows them to understand their position in space.

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Hippocampus

The hippocampus (named after its resemblance to the seahorse, from the Greek ἱππόκαμπος, "seahorse" from ἵππος hippos, "horse" and κάμπος kampos, "sea monster") is a major component of the brains of humans and other vertebrates.

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Human eye

The human eye is an organ which reacts to light and pressure.

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Magnetic resonance imaging

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a medical imaging technique used in radiology to form pictures of the anatomy and the physiological processes of the body in both health and disease.

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Memory

Memory is the faculty of the mind by which information is encoded, stored, and retrieved.

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Memory consolidation

Memory consolidation is a category of processes that stabilize a memory trace after its initial acquisition.

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Nature Neuroscience

Nature Neuroscience is a monthly scientific journal published by Nature Publishing Group.

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Neocortex

The neocortex, also called the neopallium and isocortex, is the part of the mammalian brain involved in higher-order brain functions such as sensory perception, cognition, generation of motor commands, spatial reasoning and language.

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Neuroscience Information Framework

The Neuroscience Information Framework is a repository of global neuroscience web resources, including experimental, clinical, and translational neuroscience databases, knowledge bases, atlases, and genetic/genomic resources and provides many authoritative links throughout the neuroscience portal of Wikipedia.

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Nictitating membrane

The nictitating membrane (from Latin nictare, to blink) is a transparent or translucent third eyelid present in some animals that can be drawn across the eye from the medial canthus for protection and to moisten it while maintaining vision.

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Parahippocampal gyrus

The parahippocampal gyrus (Syn. hippocampal gyrus) is a grey matter cortical region of the brain that surrounds the hippocampus and is part of the limbic system.

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Perirhinal cortex

The Perirhinal cortex is a cortical region in the medial temporal lobe that is made up of Brodmann areas 35 and 36.

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Posterior cerebral artery

The posterior cerebral artery (PCA) is one of a pair of blood vessels that supply oxygenated blood to the posterior aspect of the brain (occipital lobe) in human anatomy.

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Prefrontal cortex

In mammalian brain anatomy, the prefrontal cortex (PFC) is the cerebral cortex which covers the front part of the frontal lobe.

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Rhinal sulcus

In the human brain, the entorhinal cortex appears as a longitudinal elevation anterior to the parahippocampal gyrus, with a corresponding internal furrow, the external rhinal sulcus (or rhinal fissure), separating it from the inferiolateral surface of the hemisphere close to the lamina terminalis.

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Single-unit recording

In neuroscience, single-unit recordings provide a method of measuring the electro-physiological responses of single neurons using a microelectrode system.

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Sleep

Sleep is a naturally recurring state of mind and body, characterized by altered consciousness, relatively inhibited sensory activity, inhibition of nearly all voluntary muscles, and reduced interactions with surroundings.

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Spatial memory

In cognitive psychology and neuroscience, spatial memory is that part of the memory responsible for the recording of information about one's environment and spatial orientation.

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Subiculum

The subiculum (Latin for "support") is the most inferior component of the hippocampal formation.

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Temporal lobe

The temporal lobe is one of the four major lobes of the cerebral cortex in the brain of mammals.

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The New England Journal of Medicine

The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) is a weekly medical journal published by the Massachusetts Medical Society.

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University of California, Los Angeles

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is a public research university in the Westwood district of Los Angeles, United States.

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Video game

A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Entorhinal_cortex

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