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  1. a technique used to occlude a blood vessel. a variety of material, including platinum coils and microscope plastic particles are injected into the vessels under fluoroscopic control to stop active bleeding or prevent bleeding
  2. a computerized method of locating a point in space or in tissue, using coordinates in three dimensions. during stereotatic surgery, the precise location of a tumor or other tissue can be identified from outside the body. the tissue can then be targeted for destruction.
  3. a section of bone removed from the skull during craniotomy procedures
  4. arteriovenous malformation
  5. intracranial pressure
  6. meaning three dimensional

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  1. arteriovenous malformationa collection of blood vessels with abnormal communication between the arteries and veins. it may be the result of injury, infection or a congenital condition


  2. CNScentral nervous system


  3. astrocytescells that support the nerve cells (neurons) of the brain and spinal cord by providing nutrients and insulation


  4. acoustic neuromaa benign tumor of the eighth cranial nerve; more accurately referred to as a schwannoma because it is composed of schwann cells which produce myelin


  5. aneurysma benign tumor consisting of glandular tissue