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Neuroanatomical terminology : a lexicon of classical origins and historical foundations

Author: Larry W Swanson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Human brain imaging, connectomics, network analysis, and neuroinformatics are just some of the important current arenas in neuroscience addressed here. The book solves a fundamental problem by supplying the first global, historically documented, hierarchically organized human nervous system parts list. This defined vocabulary accurately and systematically describes every human nervous system structural feature that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Terminology
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry W Swanson
ISBN: 9780195340624 0195340620
OCLC Number: 861744606
Awards: Winner of Received an honorable mention in the PROSE Awards 2016 within the Single Volume Reference/Science category.
Description: xiii, 1054 pages ; 29 cm
Contents: Lexicon of nervous system parts --
Historical trends --
Hierarchical nomenclature tables --
Notes on using the lexicon --
Lexicon of standard terms.
Responsibility: Larry W. Swanson, PhD, University Professor and Appleman Professor of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

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This is the first complete defined vocabulary for all parts of the human nervous system that can be seen with functional imaging methods. One main part is a lexicon of standard and nonstandard terms,  Read more...

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