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(Science: anatomy) Pertaining to the cranium or to the anterior (in animals) or superior (in humans) end of the body.

Origin: L. Cranialis

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Re: GI tract and enteric nervous system

... and receive information. The sending is easy and it involves heading out a nerve making a jump to either the spinal cord via a synapse or to a cranial nerve through a synapse as well. Both occur! The receiving of information can come down both pathways as well! Stimulation comes down through ...

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by daniel.kurz
Fri Oct 28, 2011 6:31 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: GI tract and enteric nervous system
Replies: 1
Views: 7621

Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... to body size*. It's not just in proportion to their body size, but also on an absolute scale. Studies show that East Asians have larger skulls and cranial capacities on average than whites, and whites larger than blacks. Other studies demonstrate the same relationship with regards to brain size ...

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by sup
Mon Jul 04, 2011 12:06 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 75
Views: 332663

Theories - Origin of Life

... part of the nerve supply to the larynx , the recurrent laryngeal nerve, is another example of Rube Goldburg type design. The nerve starts as a cranial nerve , XI ? I don't recall exactly. Anyway it starts at he base of the skull and heads south, goes right past the larynx, loops around the ...

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Thu Apr 14, 2011 7:07 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1127974

Re: Marey's Law

... and to do so i'll add that the afferent impulses from the baroreceptors are carried through the 9th(glossopharangeal) and 10th ( vagus ) cranial nerves which are called the buffer nerves .. the significance is to maintain normal value of arterial blood pressure (ABP) rapidly as hypotention ...

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by DrHesham
Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:40 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Marey's Law
Replies: 9
Views: 24426

Re: UNILATERAL red-green color blindness

... glaucoma. Please note that colour vision assessment is not usually used to detect these diseases. Both had Humphrey visual field assessments, cranial MRI's (to detect intracranial mass) and OCT (like an MRI of the retina). If both of these tests were within normal limits, I guess the next ...

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by Curio
Wed Mar 03, 2010 2:37 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: UNILATERAL red-green color blindness
Replies: 7
Views: 14445
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