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Hemispheres

Hemisphere

1. A half sphere; one half of a sphere or globe, when divided by a plane passing through its center.

2. Half of the terrestrial globe, or a projection of the same in a map or picture.

3. The people who inhabit a hemisphere. He died . . . Mourned by a hemisphere. (j. P. Peters)ten cerebral hemispheres.

(Science: anatomy) see brain.

(Science: physics) Magdeburg hemispheres, two hemispherical cups forming, when placed together, a cavity from which the air can be withdrawn by an air pump; used to illustrate the pressure of the air. So called because invented by otto von Guericke at Magdeburg.

Origin: L. Hemisphaerium, gr.; half = sphere: cf. F. Hemisphere. See Hemi-, and sphere.


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... Unconscious control of the muscle co-ordination and balance Sends messages from tone cerebral hemisphere to the other. Connects right and left hemispheres Direct link to the pituitary gland of the endocrine system, plays a major role in homeostasis regulating HR, BR, temperature and drives ...

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by mkshawty
Wed Apr 25, 2012 11:30 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: help match biology
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Re: study and listen to the music at the same time

... focus on the message. You are also a global thinker if you can study in any place, any position and in any light condition. The left and right hemispheres of our brain usually communicate with one another through the corpus callosum. However it's not usually the case since either the two of ...

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by MrMistery
Sat Mar 21, 2009 12:08 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: study and listen to the music at the same time
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Re: study and listen to the music at the same time

... focus on the message. You are also a global thinker if you can study in any place, any position and in any light condition. The left and right hemispheres of our brain usually communicate with one another through the corpus callosum. However it's not usually the case since either the two of ...

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by mcar
Fri Mar 20, 2009 11:19 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: study and listen to the music at the same time
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Re: The Axial Skeleton Helllllp!!??

... also contains the crista galli - a protrusion of the bone that connects to the falx cerebri (the portion of dura matter that separates the two hemispheres of the brain. hope that clarifies things.

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by Revenged
Mon Feb 25, 2008 3:53 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Axial Skeleton Helllllp!!??
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Ununiform blood flow to the hemispheres of the brain

of course the two hemispheres of the brain have different functions(like the Broca region in the dominant hemisphere). but i doubt anyone can provide some solid scientific proof that one hemisphere or the other helps you do math. At ...

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by MrMistery
Fri Jan 11, 2008 12:55 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Ununiform blood flow to the hemispheres of the brain
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