Examples of gray matter in a Sentence
she's got the gray matter to figure that equation out
Recent Examples of gray matter from the Web
Three nearly identical genes could help explain how 0.5 liters of gray matter in early human ancestors became the 1.4-liter organ that has made our species so successful and distinctive.
Now in its fifth year, Mathzilla 5.0 pits students in grades 4 through 6 against one another in individual and group competitions designed to flex gray matter with a series of tasks centered on speed, accuracy and hand-eye coordination.
The study found widespread reductions in the volume of gray matter in the brains of children with ADHD.
Some studies suggest that mindfulness meditation may increase gray matter density in the hippocampus, a brain region essential to memory.
It was found that among those who drank alcohol, adults — and to a lesser extent, teens — had a reduction in gray matter volume.
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gray matter Synonyms
denseness, density, doltishness, dopiness, dullness (also dulness), dumbness, fatuity, feeblemindedness, foolishness, half-wittedness, idiocy, imbecility, senselessness, simpleness, slowness, stupidity;
GRAY MATTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gray matter for English Language Learners
: the tissue that makes up the brain
medical Definition of gray matter
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