Definition of cytoarchitecture in English:

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cytoarchitecture

Pronunciation: /ˌsʌɪtəʊˈɑːkɪtɛktʃə/

noun

[mass noun] Anatomy
1The arrangement of cells in a tissue, especially in specific areas of the cerebral cortex characterized by the arrangement of their cells and each associated with particular functions. Also called cytoarchitectonics.
Example sentences
  • Expanded specific affinity theory specifies the advantages of small dry mass and dilute cytoarchitecture in impoverished systems.
  • We demonstrate the complex cytoarchitecture of the planarian brain, despite the simple superficiality of the morphology.
  • Our results were highly dependent on the cytoarchitecture of the neurons.
1.1The study of cytoarchitecture.

Derivatives

cytoarchitectural

Pronunciation: /ˌsʌɪˈtɛktʃ(ə)r(ə)l/
adjective
Example sentences
  • Such a pattern of results is typical for the prenatal cocaine literature as a whole, and contradictory results can be found for most biological and cytoarchitectural measures in exposed animals.
  • The cytoarchitectural features were consistent with fibrolamellar carcinoma.

cytoarchitecturally

Pronunciation: /-ˈtɛktʃ(ə)r(ə)li/
adverb

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Line breaks: cyto|archi|tec¦ture

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