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Anesthesia

Without, loss of, feeling or sensation

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Aphasia

Condition of without speaking, loss or impairment of ability

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Cephalalgia, cephalgia

Pain in the head, headache

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Cerebral

Pertaining to the cerebrum

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Craniocerebral

Pertaining to the cranium and cerebrum

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Dysphasia

Condition of difficulty speaking

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Encephalosclerosis

Hardening of the brain

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Gliocyte

Glia cell

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Hemiparesis

Slight paralysis of half, right or left side of the body

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Hemiplegia

Paralysis of half, right or left side of body, often caused by stroke

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Hyperesthesia

Excessive sensitivity to stimuli

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Interictal

Occurring between seizures or attacks

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Intracerebral

Pertaining to within the cerebrum

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Mental

Pertaining to the mind

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Monoparesis

Slight paralysis of one (limb)

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Monoplegia

Paralysis of one (limb)

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Myelmalacia

Softening of the spinal cord

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Neuroid

Resembling a nerve

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Neurologist

Physician who studies and treats diseases of the nervous system

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Neurology

Study of nerves, diseases of the nervous system

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Panplegia

Total paralysis

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Paraesthesia

Abnormal sensation, such as burning, prickling or tingling sensation, often in extremities

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Postictal

Occurring after a seizure or attack

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Preictal

Occurring before a seizure or attack

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Quadriplegia

Paralysis of four limbs

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Subdural

Pertaining to below the dura mater

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