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Ch 10


dura mater outermost layer of the the meninges
synapse space between the nerve cells
medulla oblongata lower portion of the brain that controls breathing, heartbeat and blood pressure
hypothalmus portion of the brain under the thalmus that controls sleep, appetite and the pituitary gland
intrathecal within the membranes around the brain and spinal cord
glioma tumor of the neuroglical cells in the brain
myelogram xray of the spinal cord
subdural hematoma mass of blood under the dura mater
meningioma tumor of the meninges
paresthesias abnormal sensations
pyogenic meningitis inflammation of meninges with pus formation
tourette syndrome involuntary, spasmodic, twitching movements
shingles herpes zoster
cerbral embolous blood clot that suddenly enters a blood vessel in the brain
Created by: fallsummerspring