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Indirect Binding
the drug binds to the neuromodular site
Antagonists (ANT)
drugs that act to decrease the effects on a particular NT
Agonists (AGO)
drugs that act to enhance the effects of a particular NT
Direct Binding
the drug binds where the NTs usually do
Lamina
a row or layer of cell bodies
Column
a set of cells perpendicular to the surface of the cortex, having similar properties
Nerve
a set of axons in the periphery
Nucleus
cluster of cell bodies within the CNS
Ganglion
cluster of cell bodies outside the CNS
Gyrus (Gyri)
protuberance on the surface of the brain
Sulcus (sulci)
a fold or groove that separate gyri
Fissure
a long, deep sulcus
NE
Norepinephrine
E
Epinephrine
5-HT
Serotonin
DA
Dopamine
ACh
Acetylcholine
Ipsilateral
on the same side (to the same side)
Contralateral
on the opposite side (to the opposite side)
Lateral Geniculate Nuclei (LGN)
vision
Medial Geniculate Nuclei (MGN)
audition
Ventroposterior Nuclei (VPL and VPM)
somatosensation
Massa Intermedia
crosses midline