Corpus Callosum

Science / Biology / Corpus Callosum: Tightly bundled nerve fibers that connect the right and left hemispheres of the cerebrum.

Pacinian Corpuscles

Science / Biology / Pacinian Corpuscles: Sensory receptors located deep in the epidermis that detect pressure and vibration. MORE

Meissners Corpuscles

Science / Biology / Meissners Corpuscles: Sensory receptors concentrated in the epidermis of the fingers and lips that make these areas very sensitive to touch. MORE

Corpus Luteum

Science / Biology / Corpus Luteum: A structure formed from the ovulated follicle in the ovary; secretes progesterone and estrogen. MORE

Corpus Christi Play

Entertainment / Literature / Corpus Christi Play: A religious play performed outdoors in the medieval period that enacts an event from the Bible, such as the story of Adam and Eve, Noah's flood, the crucifixion, and so on. The word is derived from th MORE

Corpus Callosum

Science / Biology / Corpus Callosum: Tightly bundled nerve fibers that connect the right and left hemispheres of the cerebrum. MORE

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