Autism Dictionary

Don't understand an autism-related term? Look it up here! Our Autism Dictionary compiles hundreds of words related to neurobiological, genetic, and clinical fields of autism.

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Sample size
SAut
Scaffolding protein
Schizophrenia
Secondard olfactory cortex
Secondary fissure
Secondary messenger cascades
Secondary olfactory cortex
Seizure
Selectins
Sensorimotor
Septal nuclear complex
Septal pellucidum
Septohippocampal nucleus
Septum
Sex Chromosome
Sex Linked
SH-SY5Y
Shell of nucleus accumbens
Shotgun Sequencing
Sickle Cell Disease
Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs)
Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs)
Small-Risk Conferring
Somatic cell
Somatic Cells
Sommer's sector
SoSLIP
Southern Blot
Spectral Karyotype (SKY)
Spinothalamic tract of medulla
Spinothalamic tract of pons
Splice variants
Stem Cell
Stem cells
Stop Codon
Stratum lacunosum moleculare
Stratum lucidum
Stratum oriens
Stratum pyramidale
Stratum radiatum
Stria medullaris
Stria terminalis
Striatal matrix compartment
Striatum
Striosome
Subbrachial nucleus
Subfornical organ
Subicular complex
Subiculum
Subiculum molecular layer
Subiculum pyramidal cell layer
Submedial nucleus
Substantia gelatinosa
Substantia innominata
Substantia nigra
Substantia nigra pars compacta
Substantia nigra pars lateralis
Substantia nigra pars reticulata
Substitution
Subthalamic nucleus
Subunit
Superior cerebellar peduncle
Superior cerebellar peduncle of midbrain
Superior colliculus
Superior frontal gyrus
Superior parietal cortex
Superior parietal sulcus
Superior temporal gyrus
Superior temporal sulcus
Suprachiasmatic nucleus
Supramarginal gyrus
Susceptibility
Synapse
Synaptic cleft
Synaptic plasticity
Synaptic pruning
Syndrome
Syndromic autism


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