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1. A streak or line.

2. A narrow bandlike structure, a general term for such longitudinal collections of nerve fibres in the brain.

Origin: L. = a furrow, groove

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Introduction of Oxytocin

... cord. Depending on the species, oxytocin-receptor expressing cells are located in other areas, including the amygdala and bed nucleus of the stria terminalis. In the pituitary gland, oxytocin is packaged in large, dense-core vesicles, where it is bound to neurophysin I as shown in the inset ...

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