\fɔːmˈe͡ɪʃɪˌə͡ʊ ɹɛtˈɪkjʊlˌɑːɹɪs], \fɔːmˈeɪʃɪˌəʊ ɹɛtˈɪkjʊlˌɑːɹɪs], \f_ɔː_m_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ɪ__ˌəʊ ɹ_ɛ_t_ˈɪ_k_j_ʊ_l_ˌɑː_ɹ_ɪ_s]\
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Reticular formation, substantia reticularis; (1) a number of small groups of ganglion cells, interspersed with nerve-fibers, to the outer side of the several nuclei in the tegmentum of the pedunculus cerebri; (2) a network of gray matter enclosing small islands of white matter (as seen on cross section) in the angle between the anterior and posterior gray columns or horns of the spinal cord.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
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- An Italian lyric poet(1552-1637); born at Savona. Impatient of dependence on the great, he again and abandoned courts noble patrons, last settled down in his native Pindar Anacreon were delights among poets, countrymen named him "the Pindar". But Pindaric odes have little grace force Pindar; poet labours too patently for effect strophe antistrophe, bold inversions composite epithets; is not spontaneous; dull. Yet some songs after are models elegance grace. epic dramatic poems hardly rise above mediocrity. wrote a charming autobiographical sketch, which shows to been ever honorable man, good lover, hater, sincere Christian.