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Nervous- Pathology

TermDefinition
Alzeimer's Disease progressive confusion and memory loss
anesthesia loss of sensation and consciousness
aphasia loss of expression and understanding of speech
cerebral palsy partial paralysis, lack of coordination
cerebrospinal pertaining to the brain and spinal cord
cerebrovascular accident (CVA) lack of blood supply to brain, stroke
encephalitis inflammation of the brain
epilepsy causes seizures
hemiplegic paralysis on one side of the body, left or right
hydrocephalic water on the brain
lumbar puncture removing cerebrospinal fluid with a needle, test
meningitis inflammation of the meninges, brain membranes
multiple sclerosis degenerative disease, hardened patches on the brain
neuralgia nerve pain
neurology study of the nervous system
paraplegia paralysis from waist down (2)
Parkinson's Disease chronic, progressive disease, tremors, rigidity
subdural hematoma blood tumor in the brain
transient ischemic attack (TIA) decreased blood supply to brain, mini stroke
quadriplegia paralysis from the neck down (4)
aneurysm enlargement of artery, weakening of wall
Created by: jyoung271
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