Part of the brain that controls body temperature, sleep, appetite, emotions, and control of the pituitary gland.
Suture of a divided nerve.
Travel from the spinal cord and brain to muscles of the body, telling them how to respond.
Covering of white fatty tissue that surrounds and insulates the axon of a nerve cell.
Neurotransmitter chemical released at the ends of nerve cell.
Slowly growing benign tumor.
A state of overactive restlessness
mechanical weakness of a nerve.
Destruction of myelin on the axons of nerves.
Sudden and temporary loss of conscience.
A sensation of tickling, tingling, burning, or numbness of a persons skin.
Relieving symptoms, but not curing.
Peculiar sensation appearing before more definite symptoms.
Mental decline and deterioration.
Within a sheath; through the theca of the spinal cord into the subarachnoid space.
Performs the essential functions of an organ.
Space through which the nervous impulse travels between nerve cells or between nerve and muscle or glandular cells.
Posterior part of the brain that coordinates muscle movements and maintains balance.
Manner of walking.
Abnormal widening of a blood vessel
Chest pain resulting from myocardial ischemia.
Disorder of a heart rate (pulse).
Help to reduce the force and speed of the heartbeat and lower blood pressure.
Pain, tension, and weakness in a leg after walking has begun, but absence of pain at rest.
Congestive heart failure
Heart is unable to pump its required amount of blood.
Bluish discoloration of skin.
Clot or other substance that travels to a distant location and suddenly blocks a blood vessel.
Inflammation of the inner lining of the heart.
High blood pressure with no identifiable cause.
Varicose veins near the anus.
Mitral valve prolaps
Collapsing of the mitral valve.
abnormal swishing sound caused by improper closure of the heart valves.
Closure of a blood vessel due to blockage
Uncontrollable sensations in the chest related to cardiac arrhythmias.
Patent ductus arteriosus
Passageway between the aorta and the pulmonary artery remains open after birth.
Recurrent episodes of discoloration primarily in the fingers and toes.
Tetralogy of Fallot
Congenital malformation involving four distinct heart defects.