Burdach column


Burdach column
fasciculus cuneatus medullae spinalis.

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  • Burdach fasciculus (column fibers tract) etc. — Bur·dach fasciculus (column, fibers, tract), etc. (b rґdahk) [Karl Friedrich Burdach, German physiologist, 1776–1847] see under fissure, and see fasciculus cuneatus medullae spinalis, and nucleus cuneatus …   Medical dictionary

  • column — 1. An anatomic part or structure in the form of a pillar or cylindric funiculus. SEE ALSO: fascicle. 2. A vertical object (usually cylindrical), mass, or formation. SYN: columna [TA]. [L. columna] …   Medical dictionary

  • Burdach — Karl F., German anatomist and physiologist, 1776–1847. See B. column, B. fasciculus, B. nucleus, B. tract …   Medical dictionary

  • tract of Burdach — n FASCICULUS CUNEATUS K. F. Burdach see COLUMN OF BURDACH …   Medical dictionary

  • Karl Friedrich Burdach — (1776 1847) was a German physiologist, born in Leipzig.He was graduated in medicine there in 1800; became professor of physiology in the University of Dorpat in 1811, and four years later took a similar position at the University of… …   Wikipedia

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  • Nucleus — 1) In cell biology, the structure that houses the chromosomes. 2) In neuroanatomy, a group of nerve cells. * * * 1. In cytology, typically a rounded or oval mass of protoplasm within the cytoplasm of a plant or animal cell; it is surrounded by a… …   Medical dictionary

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