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myelomeningocele

hernia of spinal cord and meninges

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radiculopathy

disease of the nerve root

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radiculitis

inflammation of the nerve root

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analgesia

condition of no sensitivity to pain

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hypalgesia

diminished sensitivity to pain

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causalgia

pain of burning

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comatose

pertaining to deep sleep

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anesthesia

condition of no feeling or nervous sensation

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hyperesthesia

excessive feeling or nervous sensation

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paresthesia

abnormal feeling or nervous sensation

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bradykinesis

slow movement

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dyskinesis

bad painful movement

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narcolepsy

siezure of sleep

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dyslexia

conditon of bad or difficult words

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hemiparesis

weakness of half

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aphasia

without or no speech

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hemiplegia

paralysis of half of the body

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quadriplegia

paralysis of four

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apraxia

without or no action

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neurasthenia

no strength of nerve

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syncopal

pertaining to cut off

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ataxia

condition of without or no coordination

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aortic stenosis

abnormal tightening pertaining to the aorta

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arteriosclerosis

abnormal hardening of an artery

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bradycardia

condition of slow heart

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tachycardia

condition of fast heart

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cyanosis

abnormal condition of blue

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myxoma

tumor of mucus

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hypoxia

condition of low oxygen or o2

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sphygmomanometer

measure pulse