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The use of high energy rays (e.g. x-rays, gamma rays) administered externally or radioactive substances (e.g. cesium, iridium, iodine) administered internally to destroy cancer cells; often used in conjunction with chemotherapy and/or surgery.
Electromagnetic waves of relatively low frequency.
A pulse of radio waves at the Larmor frequency used to change the orientation of hydrogen protons; used during MRI scans.
Larmor frequency ; magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) ; radio waves
The use of x-rays to obtain images of internal body structures.
Oval nucleus centrally placed in the rostral midbrain reticular formation that receives fibers from the deep cerebellar nuclei and cerebral cortex and projects to the cerebellum, brainstem, spinal cord and probably thalamus; involved in motor function.
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brainstem ; cerebellum ; cerebral cortex ; midbrain ; reticular formation ; rostral ; spinal cord ; thalamus
An involuntary response to a stimulus.
The simplest pathway of central nervous system control, involving a sensory neuron, motor neuron, and usually an interneuron.
central nervous system (CNS) ; interneuron ; motor neuron ; sensory neuron
A diffuse network of nerve pathways in the brainstem connecting the spinal cord, cerebrum, and cerebellum, and mediating the overall level of consciousness.
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Light-sensitive neuronal layer lining the back of the eye that sends impulses through the optic nerve that are translated into a visual image; part of the central nervous system.
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central nervous system (CNS) ; neuron ; optic nerve
Behind the globe of the eye.
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