[kahr-tee-zhuh n] /kɑrˈti ʒən/
of or relating to , his mathematical methods, or his philosophy, especially with regard to its emphasis on logical analysis and its mechanistic interpretation of physical nature.
a follower of Cartesian thought.
of or relating to the works of René Descartes
of, relating to, or used in Descartes’ mathematical system: Cartesian coordinates
of, relating to, or derived from Descartes’ philosophy, esp his contentions that personal identity consists in the continued existence of a unique mind and that the mind and body are connected causally See also dualism (sense 2)
a follower of the teachings and methods of Descartes
1650s, from Cartesius, Latinized form of the name of French philosopher and mathematician René Descartes (1596-1650), + -ian.
[pohst-key-vuh, -kah-] /poʊstˈkeɪ və, -ˈkɑ-/ noun, plural postcavae [pohst-key-vee, -kah-vahy] /poʊstˈkeɪ vi, -ˈkɑ vaɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. See under . [vee-nuh key-vuh] /ˈvi nə ˈkeɪ və/ noun, plural venae cavae [vee-nee key-vee] /ˈvi ni ˈkeɪ vi/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. either of two large veins discharging blood into the right atrium of the heart, one […]
- Postcentral area
postcentral area post·cen·tral area (pōst-sěn’trəl) n. The cortex of the postcentral gyrus
- Postcentral gyrus
postcentral gyrus n. The anterior convolution of the parietal lobe, bounded in front by the central sulcus and in back by the interparietal sulcus.
- Postcentral sulcus
postcentral sulcus n. The sulcus that demarcates the postcentral gyrus from the superior and inferior parietal lobules.