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ACh

acetylcholine

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AD

Alzheimer disease

3

ALS

amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

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BBB

blood-brain barrier

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CNS

central nervous system

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CSF

cerebrospinal fluid

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CTS

carpal tunnel syndrome

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CVA

cerebrovascular accident

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EEG

electroencephalogram,
electroencephalography

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HEMI

hemiplegic

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ICP

intracranial pressure

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LOC

level of consciousness

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LP

lumbar puncture

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MS

multiple sclerosis

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PARA

paraplegic

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PNS

peripheral nervous system

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QUAD

quadriplegic

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SCI

spinal cord injury

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SZ

seizure

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TIA

transient ischemic attack

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tPA

tissue plasminogen activator

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cerebell/o

cerebellum

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cerebr/o

cerebrum

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dur/o

dura mater

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encephala/o

brain

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gli/o

glial cells

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lept/o

thin, slender

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mening/o
meningi/o

membranes, meninges

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my/o

muscle

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myel/o

spinal cord