chronic degenerative disease of the central nervous system. syptoms include resting tremors, rigidity, expressionless face, shuffling gait
a herpes virus that causes shingles
a sleep disorder characterized by sudden and uncontrollable episodes of deep sleep
eruptions along a nerve path often accompanied by severe neuralgia
abnormal increase in sensitivity and feeling
inability to coordinate voluntary muscle movements
fainting or sudden loss of consciousness caused by lack of blood supply to the cerebrum
a condition marked by uncontrollable tremor
a tumor arising in the meninges which surround the brain and spinal cord
regional anesthesia resulting from injection of an anesthetic into the epidural space of the spinal cord
a fast-growing malignant brain tumor composed of spongioblasts, extremely fast growing
pertaining to below the dura mater, tumor of blood
a benign mass containing hair, teeth, etc., monster tumor
series of interconnected cavities within the cerebral hemispheres and brainstem filled with cerebrospinal fluid
cells in the nervous system that support, nourish, and protect neurons
loss of bodily sensation with or without loss of consciousness
abnormal sensation (burning, tingling)
increased muscular movement, excessive movement
speech difficulty resulting from brain injury
inability to use or understand language (spoken or written) because of a brain lesion
branching extensions of neuron that receives messages from neighboring neurons
collection of spinal nerves below the end of the spinal cord, " horses tail"
tissue consisting of glial cells with sheet-like processes that form the myelin sheath of nerve fibers
Part of the brainstem that controls vital life-sustaining functions such as heartbeat, breathing, blood pressure, and digestion.
a major division of the vertebrate brain
the brain's sensory switchboard, located on top of the brainstem; it directs messages to the sensory receiving areas in the cortex and transmits replies to the cerebellum and medulla
an acute viral disease marked by inflammation of nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cord
Protrusion of the spinal membranes and spinal cord through a defect in the vertebral column.
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malignant tumor of bone marrow cells
a band of nerve fibers linking the medulla oblongata and the cerebellum with the midbrain
partial paralysis of the right or left half of the body
paralysis of one side of the body
paralysis of the lower half of the body (most often as a result of trauma)
paralysis of all four appendages
inflammation of the pia mater or arachnoid membrane of the meninges surrounding the brain or spinal cord
softening of the brain
the junction between two neurons (axon-to-dendrite) or between a neuron and a muscle
Anything that causes a reaction or change in an organism or any part of an organism
Surgical formation of a junction between nerves
Of or relating to both muscles and nerves, especially to nerve endings in muscle tissue
inflammation of many or all of the peripheral nerves (as in leprosy)
inflammation of the brain usually caused by a virus
inflammation of the nerve roots
inflammation of the meninges
inflammation of the eyelid
a disorder of the central nervous system characterized by loss of consciousness and convulsions
a localized swelling filled with blood
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