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COURSE 3540 WEEK 2

TERMINOLOGY

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THICK,TOUGH,OUTER MOST MEMBRANE OF THE MENINGES DURA MATER
THE SYSTEM OF MEMBRANES THAT ENCLOSE THE BRAIN AND SPINALCORD OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM MENINGES
(HEADACHE) PAIN IN THE HEAD CEPHALAGIA
A CONDITION IN WHICH EXCESS CEREBROSPINAL FLUID ACCUMULATES IN THE VENTRICLES OF THE BRAIN HYDROCEPHALUS
COLLECTION OF BLOOD TRAPPED IN THE TISSUES OF THE BRAIN CRANIAL HEMATOMA
(FAINTING) BRIEF LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS CAUSED BY THE DECREASED FLOW OF BLOOD TO THE BRAIN SYNCOPE
AMOUNT OF PRESSURE INSIDE THE SKULL INTRACRANIAL
(POLIO)HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS VIRAL DISEASE THAT ATTACKS THE SPINAL CORD AND BONE MARROW POLIOMYELITIS
INFLAMMATION OF SEVERAL NERVES AT THE SAME TIME POLYNEURITIS
(PINCHED NERVE)AN INFLAMMATION OF THE ROOT OF A SPINAL NERVE THAT CAUSES PAIN AND NUMBNESS RADIATING DOWN THE AFFECTED LIMB(NERVE ROOT DISEASE) RADICULOPATHY
(SLEEPWALKING)THE CONDITION OF WALKING OR PERFORMING SOME OTHER ACTIVITY WITHOUT AWAKENING SOMNAMBULISM
A SLEEP DISORDER CONSISTING OF SUDDEN AND UNCONTROLLABLE BREIF EPISODES OF FALLING ASLEEP` NARCOLEPSY
INFLAMMATION OF THE SPINAL CORD MYELITIS
A RADIOGRAPHIC STUDY OF THE SPINAL CORD MYELOGRAPHY
THE USE OF ULTRASOUND IMAGING TO DIAGNOSE A SHIFT IN THE MIDLINE STRUCTURES OF THE BRAIN ECHOENCEPHALOGRAPHY
A DISORDER CHARACTERIZED BY REPEATEDLY STEALING OBJECTS NEITHER FOR PERSONAL USE NOR FOR THEIR MONETARY VALUE KLEPTOMANIA
ABNORMAL FEAR OF BEING IN NARROW OR ENCLOSED SPACES CLAUSTROPHOBIA
SURGICALLY SUTURING TOGETHER THE ENDS OF A SEVERED NERVE NEURORRHAPHY
A PHYSICIAN WHO SPECIALIZES IN ADMINISTERING ANESTHETIC AGENTS BEFORE AND DURING SURGERY ANESTHESIOLOGIST
MEDICATION USED TO PREVENT OR RELEIVE DEPRESSION ANTIDEPRESSANT
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