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Nervous system Ch. 25 ✅

Nervous system Ch. 25 ✅ - Term Definition Mat Carry...

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Term: Mat. Carry impulses from the sensory to the CNS Definition: Afferent nerves Term: Mat. A progressively degenerative disease that attacks the brain and its cognitive function Definition: Alzheimer's disease Term: Mat. An unknown etiology, disease acts by breaking down the nerves in the nervous system that are responsible for movement. Definition: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) Term: Mat. Weakness or paralysis of the muscles that control expression on one side of the face. Definition: Bell's palsy Term: Mat. Colorless in appearance but often considered to be the "blood" of the nervous system. Definition: Cerebrospinal fluid (CFS)
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Term: Mat. Injury caused by sharp jarring or blow to the head that may result in a loss of consciousness. Definition: Concussion Term: Mat. A bruising of the brain. Definition: Contusion Term: Mat. A disorder associated with misfiring or interference of electrical impulses within the brain. Definition: Epilepsy Term: Mat. Inflammation of the brain often caused by a viral infection. Definition: Encephalitis Term: Mat. Infection of the meninges that surround and protect the brain and spinal cord. Definition: Meningitis
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Term: Mat. Chronic, potentially debilitating disease that affects the brain and spinal cord, no known cure. Definition: Multiple sclerosis Term: Mat. Disorders that affect about 0.5% of the population Definition: Seizures Term: Mat. Nerve fibers that are found in the PNS are wrapped in protective membrane. Definition: Sheaths Term: Mat. A shallow groove is referred to a ____. Definition: Sulcus Term: FB. ____ is a intense burning or stabbing pain caused by irritation of or damage to the nerve.
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