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ACh

acetycholine

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AD

Alzheimer disease, Alzheimer dementia

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ADD

attention deficit disorder

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ADHD

attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

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ALD

adrenoleukodystrophy

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ALS

amyptrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig disease)

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ANESTH, ANES

anesthesia

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ANS

autonomic nervous system

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BAER

brainstem auditory evoked response

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BBB

blood brain barrier

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BD

brain dead

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BEAM

brain electrical activity mapping

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CBF

cerebral brain flow

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CJD

Creutzfeldt Jakob disease (Mad Cow disease)

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CNE

chronic nervous exhaustion

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CP

cerebral palsy

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CSF

cerebrospinal fluid

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CVA

cerebrovascular accident

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CVD

cerebrovascular disease

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DAI

diffuse axonal injury

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DT

delirium tremens

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ECT

electroconvulsive therapy

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EEG

electroencephalogram

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EST

electric shock therapy

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GAD

generalized anxiety disorder

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GAS

general adaptation syndrome

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HD

Huntington disease

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ICH

intracerevral hemorrhage

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ICP

intracranial pressure

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IQ

intelligence quotient

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LMN

lower motor neuron

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LOC

level / loss of consciousness

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LP

lumber puncture

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MA

mental age

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MBD

minimal brain dysfunction

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MND

motor neuron disease

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MS

multiple sclerosis

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NCS

nerve conduction study

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NF

neurofibromatosis

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OBS

organic brain syndrome

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OCD

obsessive compulsive disorder

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OMD

organic mental disorders

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PD

Parkinson disease, psychotic depression, psychotic dementia

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PNI

peripheral nerve injury

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PNS

peripheral nervous system

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PTSD

post traumatic stress disorder

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RIND

reversible ischemic neurologic deficit

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SAD

seasonal affective disorder

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Sz

seizure

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TBI

traumatic brain injury

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TENS

transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation

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TGA

transient global amnesia

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TIA

transient ischemic attack

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UMN

upper motor neuron