suprachiasmatic


suprachiasmatic
su·pra·chiasmatic

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  • suprachiasmatic — adjective Situated above the optic chiasma, but especially in the paraventricular region of the hypothalamus …   Wiktionary

  • suprachiasmatic — su·pra·chi·as·mat·ic .kī əz mat ik adj SUPRAOPTIC * * * su·pra·chi·as·mat·ic (soo″prə ki az matґik) above the optic chiasm …   Medical dictionary

  • suprachiasmatic nucleus — n either of a pair of neuron clusters in the hypothalamus situated directly above the optic chiasma that receive photic input from the retina via the optic nerve and that regulate the body s circadian rhythms abbr. SCN * * * nucleus… …   Medical dictionary

  • Suprachiasmatic nucleus — Infobox Brain Name = PAGENAME Latin = nucleus suprachiasmaticus GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Suprachiasmatic nucleus is SC , at center left, in blue. OC, in black, is optic chiasm. Caption2 = The left optic nerve and the optic tracts.… …   Wikipedia

  • suprachiasmatic nucleus — noun Date: 1938 either of a pair of neuron clusters in the hypothalamus situated directly above the optic chiasma that receive photic input from the retina via the optic nerve and that regulate the body s circadian rhythms …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • suprachiasmatic artery — arteria suprachiasmatica …   Medical dictionary

  • suprachiasmatic nucleus — ˌ noun Etymology: supra + chiasmatic : either of a pair of neuron clusters in the hypothalamus situated directly above the optic chiasma that receive photic input from the retina via the optic nerve and that regulate the body s circadian rhythms …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Hypothalamus — Brain: Hypothalamus Location of the human hypothalamus …   Wikipedia

  • Circadian rhythm — Circadian redirects here. For the album by the rock band 5th Projekt, see Circadian (album). Some features of the human circadian biological clock A circadian rhythm, popularly referred to as body clock, is an endogenously driven, roughly 24 hour …   Wikipedia


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