Definition of cytoarchitecture in English:

cytoarchitecture

noun

mass nounAnatomy
  • 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
    • ‘It is remarkable that the cytoarchitecture of the coupled neurites is designed to function as a single unit.’
    • ‘Expanded specific affinity theory specifies the advantages of small dry mass and dilute cytoarchitecture in impoverished systems.’
    • ‘Our results were highly dependent on the cytoarchitecture of the neurons.’
    • ‘The boundaries of the cytoarchitecture of the rat primary visual cortex were determined according to the previously described method.’
    • ‘They rapidly destroyed the well-organized cytoarchitecture characteristic of a typical growing pollen tube.’
    • ‘We demonstrate the complex cytoarchitecture of the planarian brain, despite the simple superficiality of the morphology.’
    • ‘It is well-known that the diffusion coefficient of small molecules depends on the viscosity and cytoarchitecture of the intracellular milieu.’
    • ‘The cytoarchitecture of the perinuclear region of cells is well characterized, but other regions such as the lamellipodium and cellular projections are not.’
    1. 1.1 The study of cytoarchitecture.

Pronunciation

cytoarchitecture

/ˌsʌɪtəʊˈɑːkɪtɛktʃə/