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Quotes of Neurons

  1. Synaptic summation is the technical term used in neurophysiology for those instances in which some neuron C is fired only by a combination of neurons A and B. – Gregory Bateson
  2. An illustration I use to get people to understand it is this: I'll ask major corporate audiences: Why don't you just take all your traditional beliefs about organizations, and apply them to the neurons in your brain? – Dee Hock

Usage examples for Neurons

  1. Neurons 223. Nicotine, 105. Nitrogen, as food, 27, 46, 47, 132, 201, 133 note; in air, 132; in soil, 308. Nose, 167, 252- 255, 274- 276. Nuts, 32, 55. Oatmeal, 42, 47, 48. Ohio River, pollution of, 87 note. – A Handbook of Health by Woods Hutchinson
  2. These, instead of being called cells, as in the case of the other tissues, are called neurons – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  3. The end- to- end connections are necessary to the work which the neurons do. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  4. It was a family of addicts, addicted to family or even a concoction of family, cobbled together within the affinity of pain and the tangles of neurons like brambles pricking their consciousness with old travail at every turn: memories that they couldn't free themselves from. – Corpus of a Siam Mosquito by Steven Sills
  5. It is made up of a special form of cells, called neurons – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  6. This work of the neurons naturally has some relation to their properties. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  7. The neurons are in all respects cells. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  8. The neurons firing in his brain were setting in motion a sequence of logic. – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
  9. Several of the steps required to make the conversion from man to superman had resulted in temporary insanity; the wild, swinging imbalances of glandular secretions seeking a new balance, the erratic misfirings of neurons as they attempted to adjust to higher nerve- impulse velocities, and the sheer fatigue engendered by cells that were acting too rapidly for a lagging excretory system, all had contributed to periods of greater or lesser abnormality. – Anything You Can Do ... by Gordon Randall Garrett
  10. 2. A chain of neurons which connect the sense organ with the brain. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  11. 5. Give two differences between the neurons and the other cells of the body. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  12. The side- by- side arrangement of the neurons shows clearly the structure of the ganglia and nerves. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  13. 11 There was one second of thinking that the memory of his mother had neither dissipated in part nor whole but surely remained as something inappreciably more cohesive and tangible that was either lost or banished and forlorn within the present jungle- thicket growth of neurons and caught in the weeds and brambles of failed possibilities. – An Apostate: Nawin of Thais by Steven Sills
  14. Hence, if a strong impression is produced on the mind with regard to a particular part of the body the neurons leading to it may be so disturbed that trophic nerve impulses do not flow down, the blood supply of the part may be disturbed through the vaso- motor system and consequent changes may take place. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh