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ACh

acetylcholine

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AD

Alzheimer's disease

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ADL

activities of daily living

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ALS

amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

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ANS

autonomic nervous system

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CNS

central nervous system

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CP

cerebral palsy

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CSF

cerebrospinal fluid

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CT

computerized tomography

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CVA

cerebrovascular accident

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DBS

deep brain stimulation

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EEG

electroencephalogram

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HDS

herniated disk syndrome

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ICP

intracranial pressure

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LP

lumbar puncture

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MHT

minor head trauma

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MS

multiple sclerosis

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MTBI

mild traumatic brain injury

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Neuro

neurology

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NREM

no rapid eye movement

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PET

positron emission tomography

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PNS

peripheral nervous system

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TENS

transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation

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TIA

transient ischemic attack

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