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Mesencephalic

mesencephalic

(Science: anatomy) Of or pertaining to the mesencephalon or midbrain.


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Sonic reflexes

... other areas as far down as the brain stem. The brain stem btw is part of the brain - at it's 'base' - and is continuous with the spinal cord. 'Mesencephalic structures' in the central part of the brain stem control the vocal and facial response you display when in pain. This response mechanism ...

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by pd84
Sun Sep 24, 2006 5:51 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sonic reflexes
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Sonic reflexes

... They suggest the presence, in addition, of a direct extra-amygdaloid pathway via which the neocortex might exert a facilitatory influence on the mesencephalic centres. Would be of great help if you can get the translation of the above text in english. The mesencephalic structures where the facial ...

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by ragav.payne
Sun Sep 24, 2006 4:40 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sonic reflexes
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Sonic reflexes

... They suggest the presence, in addition, of a direct extra-amygdaloid pathway via which the neocortex might exert a facilitatory influence on the mesencephalic centres. The mesencephalic structures where the facial and vocal components of the pain reaction are integrated are situated in the central ...

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by pd84
Sun Sep 24, 2006 1:12 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sonic reflexes
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