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3540 wk 2 Terms

Dura Mater thick, tough, outermost membrane of the meninges
Meninges system of membranes that enclose the brain and spinal cord of the central nervous system
Cephalalgia Pain in the head - headache
Hydrocephalus a condition in which excess cerebrospinal fluid accumulates in the ventricles of the brain
Cranial Hematoma collection of blood trapped in the tissues of the brain
Syncope brief loss of consciousness caused by the decreased flow of blood to the brain - fainting
Intracranial amount of pressure inside the skull
Poliomyelitis highly contagious viral disease that attacts the spinal coard and bone marrow - polio
Radiculopathy nerve root disease
Somnambulism Condition of walking or performing some other activity without awakening - sleepwalking
Narcolepsy sleep disorder consisting of sudden and uncontrollable episodes of falling asleep during the day
Myelitis inflammation of the spinal cord
Myelography radiographic study of the spinal cord
Echoencephalography use of ultrasound imaging to diagnose a shift in the midline structure of the brain
Kleptomania disorder characterized by repeatinly stealing objects / neither for personal use nor for monitary value
Claustrophobia abnormal fear of being in narrow or enclosed spaces
Neurorrhaphy surgical suturing together the ends of a severed nerve
Anesthesiologist medical professional who specializes in administering anesthesia
Antidepressant medication to prevent or relieve depression
Created by: SSchabow