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MP NEUROLOGY

NEUROLOGY

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KETONURIA KETON/O - KETONS, UR/O-UNINARY SYSTEM OR URINE, -IA - CONDITION, STATE OR THING (KETONE BODIES IN THE URINE) KETONS ARE WASTE PRODUCTS WHEN FAT METABOLIZES. (PATIENTS WITH DIABETES MELLITUS METABOLIZE FAT FOR ENERGY BECAUSE THEY CANNOT METABOLIZE GLUCOSE
PARAESTHESIA PARA - ABNORMAL, ESTH/O- FEELING OR SENSATION, -IA - CONDITION STATE OR THING ("PINS AND NEEDLES" - A SPONTANEOUS ABNORMAL NONPAINFUL SENSATION OFTEN A RESULT OF NERVE DAMAGE OR PINCHED NERVE.
NEUROLOGY NEUR/O - NERVE, -LOGY - STUDY OF (MEDICAL SPECIALTY THAT STUDUES THE A&P OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM)
DIAPHORESIS DIAPHOR/O - SWEATING , -ESIS = CONDITION OR PROCESS (PROFUSE SWEATING CAUSED BY AN UNDERLYING CONDITION SUCH AS MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION, NARCOTIC WITHDRAWL ETC)
NEUROPATHY NEUR/O - NERVE; -PATHY - DISEASE (ANY OF NUMEROUS FUNCTIONAL DISTIBURANCES IN THE PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM PNS)
PNS PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM - contains cranial nerves and spinal nerves; A SET OR SERIES OF INTERCONNECTED AND INTERDEPENDENT PARTS THAT ACT TOGETHER IN A COMMON PURPOSE TO PRODUCE RESULTS IMPOSSIBLE BY ACTION OF ONE ALONE
PARKINSONS DISEASE CHRONIC DEGENERATIVE DISEASE CAUSED BY AN IMBALANCE IN NEUROTRANSMITTERS DOPAMINE AND ACETYLCHOLINE IN THE BRAIN. MUSCLE RIGIDITY, TREMORS. MASK LIKE FACIAL EXPRESSION. SHUFFLING GAIT. INABILITY TO AMBULATE.
PROPRIOCEPTION A SENSE OR PERCEPTION, USUALLY AT THE SUBCONSCIOUS LEVEL OF THE MOVEMENTS AND POSITION OF THE BODY INDEPENDENT OF VISION. (CONNECTED WITH INNER EAR STRUCTURES ASSOCIATED WITH BALANCE AND POSITION
ATAXIA A-WITHOUT OR AWAY FROM, TAX/O - COORDINATION; IA - CONDITION STATE OR THING (INCOORDINATION OF THE MUSCLES DURING MOVEMENT PARTICULARLY INCOORDINATION OF THE GAIT. PATIENTS CONSIDERED ATAXIC
CONCUSSION CONCUSS/O - VIOLENT IMPACT, -ION- ACTION OR CONDITION. (TRAUMATIC INJURY TO THE BRAIN RESULTING IN AN IMMEDIATE LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS - LOC.
CONTUSION CONTUS/O - BRUISING; -ION - ACTION OR CONDITION (TRAUMATIC INJURY TO THE BRAIN OR SPINAL CORD. NO LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS BUT THERE IS BRUISING WITH SOME BLEEDING IN THE TISSUES.
CNS CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM - BRAIN AND SPINAL CORD
CSF CEREBRAL SPINAL FLUID
Created by: kdelacosta