cerebral peduncle n.
The massive bundle of corticofugal nerve fibers passing longitudinally over the ventral surface of the midbrain on each side of the midline.
Either of the two halves of the midbrain connecting the forebrain to the hindbrain.
- Cerebral sphingolipidosis
cerebral sphingolipidosis n. Any of a group of inherited diseases characterized by progressive spastic paralysis, blindness, convulsions, mental retardation, and, ultimately, death, and caused by abnormal phospholipid metabolism. The disease occurs almost exclusively in individuals of eastern European Jewish descent in four enzymatically distinct forms: infantile (Tay-Sachs disease); early juvenile (Jansky-Bielschowsky disease); late juvenile (Spielmeyer-Vogt […]
- Cerebral sinus
cerebral sinus n. See sinus of dura mater.
- Cerebral tetanus
cerebral tetanus n. See cephalic tetanus.
formation of a clot or other blockage in one of the blood vessels of the brain, often followed by neurologic damage; a type of stroke. cerebral thrombosis [(throm-boh-sis)] A thrombosis in the brain.