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condition charactorized by muscle spasms of the eyelid, which is shown by increased blinking or general twitching of the eyelids, seen in Tourette's syndrom, multiple scleroisis, and Parkinsons
endothelial membrane that lines the chambers of the heart and that is continuous with the lining of the blood vessels
the brain, containing the cerebrum, cerebellum, midbrain, pons, diencephalon, and medulla oblongata
1) state of a body or any of its organs in which the functions are healthy and normal, 2) the resistance of muscles to passive elongation or strength
graphic record of resting and voluntary muscle activity as a result of electrical stimulation
1) radiograph of the spinal cord and associated nerves, 2) different count of bone marrow cells
1) line of fusion between 2 bones that are in development, 2) form of synchondrosis in which the bones are separated by a disc of fibrocartilage
process of recording, amplification, and analysis of the electrical activity of the brain
1) sustained musclular contraction caused by a series of nerve repeated nerve stimuli, resulting in a sustained/ continuous contraction of muscle, 2) an acute, life threatening illness caused by a bacterial toxin, and marked by extreme muscular rigidity, violent muscle spasms, and often respiratory and autonomic failure
1) pertaining to or producting tetanus, 2) any agent/ substance which produces tenanic spasms
involuntary sudden movement or muscle contration that occurs as a result of some irritant or trauma
the thin membranous outer covering surrounding the sheath of myelinated nerve fibers or of the axis cylinder of non-myelinated nerve fibers
susternal pain or burning sensation, usually associated with regurgitation of gastric juices into the esophagus
severe, whole body allergic reation to an allergen, such as bee sting venom; initial exposure to the substance sensitizes the person to it, then later exposure results in a potentally life-threatening allergic response
pertaining to asepsis. technique used during surgery to prevent contamination of the wound and operative site, in which all instruments are sterilized, and all physicians and nurses wear sterile protective clothing and gloves
systematic inflammatory response to infection, in which there is either fever or hypothermia, tachycardia,tachypnea, and evidence of inadeguate blood flow to interal organs
form of septicemia due to the presence of pusforming organisms in the blood, manifested by the formation of multiple abscesses of a metastatic nature
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