centromedian nucleus cen·tro·me·di·an nucleus (sěn’trō-mē’dē-ən)
The largest and most caudal of the intralaminar nuclei, receiving numerous fibers from the internal segment of the globus pallidus and from one area of the motor cortex, and whose major efferent connection is with the putamen.
- Centromere banding stain
centromere banding stain n. See C-banding stain.
a specialized structure on the chromosome, appearing during cell division as the constricted central region where the two chromatids are held together and form an X shape. noun the dense nonstaining region of a chromosome that attaches it to the spindle during mitosis centromere cen·tro·mere (sěn’trə-mēr’) n. The most condensed and constricted region of a […]
company, hardware, printer A company in Hudson N.H., USA, best known for designing the parallel interface for printers with the same name, found on many microcomputers. [Pin-out?] (1998-03-15)
- Centronuclear myopathy
centronuclear myopathy cen·tro·nu·cle·ar myopathy (sěn’trō-nōō’klē-ər, -nyōō’-) n. Slowly progressing generalized muscle weakness and atrophy, beginning in childhood, in which the nuclei of most muscle fibers are located near the center rather than at the periphery of the fiber. Also called myotubular myopathy.