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HC 101 Nervous Sys
|fear of heights.
|sense of pain.
|Amyotropic Lateral Scierosis
|agent capable of producing a loss of sensation and usually of consciousness without loss of vital functions artificially produced.
|one trained to administer anesthetics.
|any of various disorders (as panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, a phobia, or generalized anxiety disorder) in which anxiety is a predominant feature.
|lack of muscle coordination.
|developmental disorder appears by age 3 and is variable in expression. Recognized and diagnosed by impairment of the ability to for normal social relationships, by impairment of the ability to communicate with others, and by stereotyped behavior pattern
|a constant usually burning pain that results from injury to a peripheral nerve and is often considered a type of complex regional pain syndrome.
|abnormal dread of being in closed or narrow spaces.
|a conscious intellectual act.
|a state of profound unconsciousness caused by disease, injury, or poison
|condition resulting from the stunning, damaging, or shattering effects of a hard blow.
|a mental disturbance characterized by confusion, disordered speech, and hallucinations.
|a false belief regarding the self or persons or objects outside the self that persists despite the facts and occurs in some psychotic states.
|a usually progressive condition (as Alzheimer's disease) marked by the development of multiple cognitive deficits (as memory impairment, aphasia, and inability to plan and initiate complex behavior).
|the thin hard layer of bone that lines the socket of a tooth and that appears as a dense white line in radiology.
|variable often familial learning disability that involves difficulties in acquiring and processing language and that is typically manifested by a lack of proficiency in reading, spelling, and writing.
|the use of ultrasound to examine and measure internal structures (as the ventricles) of the skull and to diagnose abnormalities and disease.
|inflammation of the brain that is caused especially by infection with a virus( such as herpes simplex, varicella zoster, or West Nile virus) or less commonly by bacterial or fungal infection or autoimmune reaction.
|anesthesia produced by injection of a local anesthetic into the peridural space of the spinal cord beneath the ligamentum flavum.
|any of various disorders marked by abnormal electrical discharges in the brain and typically manifested by sudden brief episodes of altered or diminished consciousness, involuntary movements, or convulsions.
|perception of something (visual image or sound) with no external cause usually arising from a disorder of the nervous system (as in delirium tremens or in functional psychosis without known neurological disease) orin response to drugs (as LSD).
|stroke caused by the rupture of a blood vessel in or on the surface of the brain with bleeding into the surrounding tissue.
|unusual or pathological sensitivity of the skin or of a particular sense to stimulation.
|morbid concern about one's health especially when accompanied by delusions of physical disease.
|stroke caused by the narrowing or blockage of a blood vessel supplying the brain.
|removal of a portion of a vertebra.
|any of the three membranes that envelop the brain and spinal cord and include the arachonoid, dura mater, and pia mater.
|the connective tissue membrane which covers the brain and spinal cord.
|inflammation of the meninges and especially of the pia mater and the arachnoid.
|a protrusion of meninges through a defect in the skull or pinal column (as in spina bifida) forming a cyst filled with cerebrospinal fluid.
|demyelinating disease marked by patches of hardened tissue in the brain or the spinal cord and associated especially with partial or complete paralysis and jerking muscle tremor.
|inflammation of the spinal cord or of the bone marrow.
|x-ray record of the spinal cord.
|radiographic visualization of the spinal cord after injection of a contrast medium in to the spinal subarachnoid space.
|a condition characterized by brief attacks of deep sleep often occurring with cataplexy and hypnagogic hallucinations.
|suture a nerve back together.
|surgical removal of a nerve.
|surgical repair of a nerve.
|a substance (as norepinephrine or acetylcholine) that transmits nerve impulses across a synapse.
|anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent obsessions or compulsions or both that cause significant distress, are time-consuming or interfere with normal daily functioning, and are recognized by the individual affected as excessive or unreasonable.
|episode of intense fear or apprehension that is of sudden onset and may occur for no apparent reason or as a reaction to an identifiable triggering stimulus (as a stressful event).
|suffix for weakness.
|sensation of pricking, tingling, or creeping on the skin having no objective cause and usually associated with injury or irritation of a sensory nerve or nerve root.
|disease or degeneration state (as polyneuropathy) of the peripheral nerves in which motor, sensory, or vasomotor nerve fibers may be affected and which is marked by muscle weakness and atrophy, pain, and numbness.
|suffix for paralysis
|an infectious disease especially of young children that is caused by the polio virus.
|Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
|mental disorder characterized by loss of contact with the environment, by noticeable deterioration in the level of functioning in everyday life, and by disintegration of personality expressed as disorder of feeling, thought, perception, and behavior.
|pain along the course of a sciatic nerve especially in the back of the thigh caused by compression, inflammation, or reflex mechanism.
|physical manifestation (as convulsions, sensory disturbances, or loss of consciousness) resulting from abnormal electrical discharge in the brain (as in epilepsy).
|Shaken Baby Syndrome
|one or more of a group of symptoms (limb paralysis, epilepsy, vision loss, or mental retardation) that tend to occur in an infant which has been severely shaken but that may also result from other actions causing internal trauma especially to the brain.
|loss of consciousness resulting from insufficient blood flow to the brain.
|an intense paroxysmal neuralgia involving one or more branches of the trigeminal nerve.