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      Medicine (British English i/ˈmɛdsáµ»n/; American English i/ˈmɛdáµ»sáµ»n/) is the science and practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. The word "medicine" is derived from Latin medicus, meaning "a physician". Medicine encompasses a variety of health care practices evolved to ... Read »


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    • Phytomedicine

    • Phytomedicine is the science of illness and damage to plants, the causes thereof, their manifestations, their development, their dissemination, methods for maintaining plant health and also measures used to control plant diseases and their causes. The Deutsche Phytomedizinische Gesellschaft (German Phytomedicine Societ ... Read »


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    • Outline of medicine

    • The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to medicine: Medicine – science of healing. It encompasses a variety of health care practices evolved to maintain and restore health by the prevention and treatment of illness. History of medicine Medical biology Practice of medicine Medica ... Read »


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    • 100,000 Genomes Project

    • The 100,000 Genomes Project is a UK Government project that is sequencing whole genomes from National Health Service patients. The project is focusing on rare diseases, some common types of cancer, and infectious diseases. Participants give consent for their genome data to be linked to information about their medical c ... Read »


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    • Adherence management coaching

    • Adherence management coaching (AdM coaching) is an evidence-based applied behavioral approach for significantly improving patient adherence and reducing unplanned hospital readmissions. It is based on the research and work of Bob Wright, Aubrey Daniels and BF Skinner. AdM coaches identify patients at high risk for read ... Read »


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    • Aesthetic medicine

    • Aesthetic medicine is an inclusive term for specialties that focus on improving cosmetic appearance through the treatment of conditions including scars, skin laxity, wrinkles, moles, liver spots, excess fat, cellulite, unwanted hair, skin discoloration, and spider veins. Traditionally, aesthetic medicine includes derma ... Read »


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    • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    • The American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPMR) is the certifying body for the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation. The Board certifies both allopathic and osteopathic physicians. ... Read »


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    • Banff Classification

    • The Banff Classification is a schema for nomenclature and classification of renal allograft pathology, established in 1991 by Kim Solez and Lorraine C. Racusen in Banff, Canada. The initiative was "inspired by the then recent development of a consensus grading system for diagnosis of rejection in cardiac allografts led ... Read »


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    • Bendopnea

    • Bendopnea is a newly described symptom of heart failure, meaning shortness of breath when leaning forward. It was introduced by Thibodeau et al. in 2014. Patients with heart failure often experience this when bending over to tie a shoe or putting socks on. It has been defined as occurring within 30 seconds of bending o ... Read »


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    • Brain fever

    • Brain fever describes a medical condition where a part of the brain becomes inflamed and causes symptoms that present as fever. The terminology is dated, and is encountered most often in Victorian literature, where it typically describes a potentially life-threatening illness brought about by a severe emotional upset. ... Read »


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    • Breath analysis

    • Exhaled breath analysis is a method in medicine for gaining information on the clinical state of an individual by monitoring the components present in the exhaled breath. It is a non-invasive method and breath samples can be extracted as often as desired. Identification and quantification of potential disease biomarke ... Read »


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    • Rachel Brouwer

    • Rachel Brouwer is a Canadian secondary school student from Bedford, Nova Scotia, who has invented a new method of killing bacteria in drinking water which requires no fuel and uses material commonly available in third world countries. Brouwer is a student at Bedford Academy. She started developing her purificatio ... Read »


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    • Caldwell-luc antrostomy

    • Caldwell-luc antrostomy is an operation to remove irreversibly damaged mucosa of the maxillary sinus. It is done when maxillary sinusitis is not cured by medication or other non-invasive technique.The approach is mainly from anterior wall of maxilla bone. It is rarely done in children as the damage to secondary de ... Read »


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    • Cardiac aberrancy

    • Cardiac aberrancy is a type of aberration of the electrical conduction system of the heart. Aberration occurs when the action potential is conducting improperly, which can be due to: ... Read »


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    • Charlemont Clinic

    • The Charlemont Clinic was a private medical clinic in Dublin, Ireland. The clinic was established in 1989 on the site of the former Saint Ultan's Children's Hospital. Due to decreasing revenue, the 0.38 hectare city centre site was offered for sale in 2014 at €5 million. It was purchased by U+I Group for €7 ... Read »


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    • Chronic enteropathy associated with SLCO2A1 gene

    • Chronic enteropathy associated with SLCO2A1 gene is a rare autosomal recessive enteropathy that was first described in 1968. This condition was previously named chronic nonspecific multiple ulcers of the small intestine. Within the small intestine there are multiple small shallow ulcers which may be linear or conc ... Read »


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    • Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response

    • Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC). was established jointly by Oxford University and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) as a non-profit research centre to carry out research, training and community knowledge transfer in the area of disaster ... Read »


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    • Comparative medicine

    • Comparative medicine involves the study of diseases across species in order to improve understanding. ... Read »


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    • Conservative management

    • Conservative management is a type of medical treatment defined by the avoidance of invasive measures such as surgery or other invasive procedures, usually with the intent to preserve function or body parts. For example, in Appendicitis, conservative management may include watchful waiting and treatment with antibiotics ... Read »


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    • Cortical patterning

    • Cortical patterning is a field of developmental neuroscience which aims to determine how the various functional areas of the cerebral cortex are generated, what size and shape they will be, and how their spatial pattern across the surface of the cortex is specified. Early brain lesion studies indicated that different p ... Read »


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    • Dialytrauma

    • Dialytrauma refers to the set of possible and non-desired complications associated with the use of renal-replacement therapies (RRT). The Dialytrauma Concept was introduced into medical literature in 2008 by a Spanish group of intensivists. The idea was born as a consequence of the publication of the first major t ... Read »


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    • Digital autopsy

    • A digital autopsy is a non-invasive autopsy in which digital imaging technology, such as with Computerized Tomography (CT) or Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scans, is used to develop three-dimensional images for a virtual exploration of a human body. Digital autopsy, simply, means conducting autopsy in computerized ... Read »


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    • Doxorubicin cardiotoxicity

    • Doxorubicin is an effective chemotherapeutic agent against multiple types of malignancies. Despite its efficacy, a well-known side effect of Doxorubicin is the cumulative, irreversible cardiotoxicity that accompanies it. The most accepted theory has suggested that the cardiotoxicity is due to increased oxidative stress ... Read »


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    • Electromagnetic articulography

    • Electromagnetic articulography (EMA) is a method of measuring the position of parts of the mouth. EMA uses sensor coils placed on the tongue and other parts of the mouth to measure their position and movement over time during speech and swallowing. Induction coils around the head produce an electromagnetic field that c ... Read »


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    • Endogenous infection

    • In medicine, an endogenous infection is a disease arising from an infectious agent already present in the body but previously asymptomatic. ... Read »


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    • Epidural lysis of adhesions

    • Epidural lysis of adhesions (LOA), also known as the Racz procedure, is an interventional technique which involves the dissolution of epidural scar tissue by mechanical means to facilitate the spread of analgesics in an effort to alleviate pain. It is a minimally invasive medical procedure developed at Texas Tech Unive ... Read »


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    • Exclusive provider organization

    • In the United States, an exclusive provider organization is a hybrid health insurance plan in which a primary care provider is not necessary, but in which health care providers must be seen within a predetermined network. Out of network care is not provided, and visits require pre-authorization. Doctors are paid as a f ... Read »


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    • Extended female sexuality

    • Extended female sexuality is where the female of a species mates when infertile. In most species, the female only engages in copulation when she is fertile. However, extended sexuality has been documented in old world primates, pair bonded birds and some insects (such as carrion beetles). Extended sexuality is most pro ... Read »


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    • Fascial Distortion Model

    • The Fascial Distortion Model is an anatomical model in which the underlying etiology of virtually every musculoskeletal injury (and many neurological and medical conditions as well) is based on one or more of six specific pathological alterations of connecting tissues (fascial bands, ligaments, tendons, retinacula, etc ... Read »


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    • Functional neurological symptom disorder

    • Functional neurological symptom disorder (FNsD) is a condition in which patients experience neurological symptoms such as weakness, movement disorders, sensory symptoms and blackouts. The brain of a patient with functional neurological symptom disorder is structurally normal, but functions incorrectly. In broad terms, ... Read »


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    • 100K Genome Project

    • The 100K Pathogen Genome Project was launched in July 2012 by Bart Weimer (UC Davis) as an academic, public, and private partnership. It aims to sequence the genomes of 100,000 infectious microorganisms to create a database of bacterial genome sequences for use in public health, outbreak detection, and bacterial pathog ... Read »


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    • Geriatrics

    • Geriatrics

      Geriatrics or geriatric medicine is a specialty that focuses on health care of elderly people. It aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults. There is no set age at which patients may be under the care of a geriatrician or geriatric physician, a physician who specializes ... Read »


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    • Gold nanoparticles in chemotherapy

    • This article is about gold nanoparticles in chemotherapy and radiotherapy. For colloidal gold, see colloidal gold. Gold nanoparticles in chemotherapy and radiotherapy is the use of colloidal gold in therapeutic treatments, often for cancer or arthritis. Gold nanoparticle technology shows promise in the advancement of ... Read »


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    • Hospital

    • A hospital is a health care institution providing patient treatment with specialized medical and nursing staff and medical equipment. The best-known type of hospital is the general hospital, which typically has an emergency department to treat urgent health problems ranging from fire and accident victims to a heart att ... Read »


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    • Institute of Medical Illustrators

    • The Institute of Medical Illustrators (IMI) was established in 1968 in the UK, to set and maintain standards for the medical illustration profession. It is notable for introducing the first Diploma in Medical Illustration in the United Kingdom. Medical illustrators work in the field of healthcare science and create re ... Read »


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    • Jayaram K Udupa

    • Jayaram K Udupa Phd is Chief professor of Radiological Science at Perlman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania. J.K Udupa has been in the medical image science, image processing and physics analysis for medical imaging programing and medical diagnostic procedures for over 30 years. Developing the basic theory, ... Read »


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    • MAGEC

    • Magec (Guanche Berber Ma-É£eq, "possesses radiance" or "mother of brightness" ), in Tenerife, was a deity in the ancient Berber mythology. He or she was god or goddess (actual gender is unknown) of the Sun and the light and also thought to be one of the principal divinities in Guanche religion. According to legend, M ... Read »


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    • Management of drug-resistant epilepsy

    • Drug-resistant epilepsy (DRE), also known as refractory epilepsy or pharmacoresistant epilepsy, is defined as failure of adequate trials of two tolerated and appropriately chosen and used antiepileptic drugs (AED schedules) (whether as monotherapies or in combination) to achieve sustained seizure freedom. The probabili ... Read »


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    • MDsave

    • MDsave is an online platform that connects uninsured patients, health savings account holders, and high deductible health insurance patients with medical providers who offer pre-negotiated savings on medical services. MDsave offers medical providers a way to package their services into a single bundled procedure onlin ... Read »


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    • Medical paternalism

    • Medical paternalism is a term describing practices in medicine which were current in the early to mid 20th century, characterised by a paternalistic attitude, surrogate decision-making and a lack of respect for patient autonomy. It was associated with an autocratic style of medical education and practice memorably sati ... Read »


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    • Myristyl-benzalkonium

    • Benzalkonium chloride

      Benzalkonium chloride, also known as BZK, BKC, BAC, alkyldimethylbenzylammonium chloride and ADBAC, is a type of cationic surfactant. It is an organic salt classified as a quaternary ammonium compound. It has three main categories of use: as a biocide, a cationic surfactant, and as a phase transfer agent. ADBACs are a ... Read »


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    • Nephrology

      Nephrology (from Greek nephros "kidney", combined with the suffix -logy, "the study of") is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the study of normal kidney function, kidney problems, the treatment of kidney problems and renal replacement therapy (dialysis and kidney transplantation). System ... Read »


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    • Neurogenesis

    • Neurogenesis is the process by which neurons are generated from neural stem cells and progenitor cells. Through precise genetic mechanisms of cell fate determination, many different varieties of excitatory and inhibitory neurons are generated from different kinds of neural stem cells. Neurogenesis occurs during embryo ... Read »


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    • Obesity medicine

    • Obesity medicine is a field of medicine dedicated to the comprehensive treatment of patients with obesity. Obesity medicine takes into account the multi-factorial etiology of obesity in which behavior, development, environment, epigenetic, genetic, nutrition, physiology, and psychosocial contributors play a role. As ti ... Read »


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    • Paroniria

    • Paroniria is a medical condition involving an excess of morbid dreams and nightmares. Paroniria is suspected to have many causes, including fear, stress, depression, trauma, and sleep deprivation, among others. ... Read »


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    • Pharmaceutical innovations

    • Pharmaceutical innovations are currently guided by a patent system, the patent system protects the innovator of medicines for a period of time. The patent system does not currently stimulate innovation or pricing that provides access to medicine for those who need it the most, It provides for profitable innovation. As ... Read »


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    • Phenotype (clinical medicine)

    • In a nosological sense, the term phenotype can be used in clinical medicine for speaking about the presentation of a disease. The complementary concept in this regard is endotype, which refers to the pathogenesis of the disease ignoring its presentation. In this context, a phenotype would be any observable characteris ... Read »


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    • Philosophy of medicine

    • The philosophy of medicine is a branch of philosophy that includes the epistemology, ontology/metaphysics, and ethics of medicine. Perhaps the most well known area is medical ethics, which overlaps with bioethics. It can be distinguished from the philosophy of healthcare, which is mostly concerned with ethical and poli ... Read »


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    • Phylomedicine

    • Phylomedicine is an emerging discipline at the intersection of medicine, genomics, and evolution. It focuses on the use of evolutionary knowledge to predict functional consequences of mutations found in personal genomes and populations. Modern technologies have made genome sequencing accessible, and biomedical scienti ... Read »


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    • Physical examination

    • Physical examination

      A physical examination, medical examination, or clinical examination (more popularly known as a check-up) is the process by which a medical professional investigates the body of a patient for signs of disease. It generally follows the taking of the medical history—an account of the symptoms as experienced by the p ... Read »


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    • Psychoneuroimmunology

    • Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI), also referred to as psychoendoneuroimmunology (PENI) or psychoneuroendocrinoimmunology (PNEI), is the study of the interaction between psychological processes and the nervous and immune systems of the human body. PNI takes an interdisciplinary approach, incorporating psychology, neuroscienc ... Read »


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    • Pulmonary vein stenosis

    • Pulmonary vein stenosis is a rare cardiovascular disorder. It is recognized as being the stenosis of one or more of the four pulmonary veins that return blood from the lungs to the left atrium of the heart. In congenital cases, it is associated with poor prognosis and high mortality rate. In some people, pulmonary vein ... Read »


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    • Pulse volume recordings

    • Pulse volume recordings are non-invasive methods used for peripheral arterial disease to find significant occlusions and at what level they happen. ... Read »


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    • QCO

    • qCO (quantium Medical Cardiac Output) uses impedance cardiography in a simple, continuous, and non-invasive way to estimate the Cardiac output (CO) and other hemodynamic parameters such as the Stroke Volume (SV) and Cardiac index (CI). The CO estimated by the qCO monitor is referred to as the “qCO”. The imped ... Read »


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    • Quality control in tissue engineering

    • The rapid development in the multidisciplinary field of tissue engineering has resulted in a variety of new and innovative medicinal products, often carrying living cells, intended to repair, regenerate or replace damaged human tissue. Tissue engineered medicinal products (TEMPs) vary in terms of the type and origin of ... Read »


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    • Radial unit hypothesis

    • The Radial Unit Hypothesis (RUH) is a conceptual theory of cerebral cortex development, first described by Pasko Rakic. The RUH states that the cerebral cortex develops during embryogenesis as an array of interacting cortical columns, or 'radial units', each of which originates from a transient stem cell layer called t ... Read »


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    • Regional Leishmaniasis Control Center

    • Regional Leishmaniasis Control Center (RLCC)

      The Regional Leishmaniasis Control Center (RLCC) is 501(c)(3) non-profit charity dedicated to control the endemic neglected leishmaniasis disease in Yemen, with its headquarter in Sana'a city; the capital of Yemen. RLCC was founded in April, 2013 by the Yemeni dermatologist and ISD's member; Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Al-Kamel ... Read »


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    • Risankizumab

    • Risankizumab also known as BI-655066 is a humanized monoclonal antibody targeting interleukin 23A (IL-23A). Risankizumab is part of a collaboration between Boehringer Ingelheim and AbbVie. The therapeutic potential of risankizumab is being evaluated in immunological disorders, including Crohn's disease, psoriasis, psor ... Read »


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    • Rubidium-82

    • A vial of injectable Rb-82 and the generator. Rubidium-82 (82Rb) is a radioactive isotope of Rubidium. 82Rb is widely used in myocardial perfusion imaging. This isotope undergoes rapid uptake by myocardiocytes, which makes it a valuable tool for identifying myocardial ischemia in Positron Emission Tomography (PET) ima ... Read »


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    • Sex differences in medicine

    • Sex differences in medicine include sex-specific diseases or conditions which occur only in people of one sex (for example, prostate cancer in males or uterine cancer in females); sex-related diseases, which are diseases that are more common to one sex (for example, systemic lupus erythematosus occurs predominantly in ... Read »


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    • Sports physical examination

    • A sports physical exam or sports physical is a physical examination performed on those entering into a sport. The purpose is to ensure the participant is safe to participate. Special concerns for sport/athletics participation: ... Read »


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    • Strategic Operations

    • Strategic Operations (STOPS) is a military, law enforcement and medical training company in San Diego, California which consists of a converted movie studio that has been dedicated to so-called "hyper-realistic" training. The president of Strategic Operations is Stu Segall. STOPS is part of Stu Segall Productions, an i ... Read »


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    • Tick-box culture

    • Tick-box culture is described as bureaucratic and external impositions on professional working conditions, which can be found in many organizations around the world. In social work, tick-box culture means there is too much emphasis on following rules instead of actually helping children. Tick-box culture is also studie ... Read »


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    • Top 10 medical innovations (Cleveland Clinic)

    • The Top 10 Medical Innovations is an annual list (since 2007) selected in October each year by a panel of Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists. For consideration on the list, the development is considered likely to be available to the public in the upcoming year, and additionally is expected to have a significant ... Read »


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    • Ventricular zone

    • In vertebrate organisms, the ventricular zone (VZ) is a transient embryonic layer of tissue containing neural stem cells, principally radial glial cells, of the central nervous system (CNS). The VZ is so named because it lines the ventricular system, which contains cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). The embryonic ventricular s ... Read »


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