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This is the loss of MOTOR ability.

Paralysis

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This is the loss of SENSORY ability.

Anesthesia

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This is the DISTORTION OF SENSORY ABILITY accompanied by TINGLING and BURNING sensations.

Paresthesia

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This is the loss of ability to walk in a skilled manner due to DESTRUCTION of GRACILIS and CUNATE tracts (SENSORY PROBLEM).

Locomotor Ataxia

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This DISEASE destroys motor ability and DAMAGES the VENTRAL HORN in the spinal cord.

Polio

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This is a DISEASE of the LATERAL CORTICOSPINAL TRACT which DESTROYS VOLUNTARY MOVEMENT.

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's Disease)

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This is a DEMYELINATING DISEASE involving several sensory and motor tracts.

Multiple Sclerosis

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This VIRUS is in the LATERAL HORN and causes INFLAMMATION OF the DORSAL ROOT of the nerve. It travels from the dorsal root into the lateral horn. Characterized by TENDER SKIN and SKIN ERUPTIONS.

Shingles

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This is a NEURODEGENERATIVE disorder characterized by profound PERSONALITY CHANGES and INTELLECTUAL IMPAIRMENT including MEMORY LOSS.

Alzheimer's Disease

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This is a DISEASE characterized by MUSCLE TREMORS at rest due to DOPAMINE DEFICIENCY in the BASIL GANGLIA.

Parkinson's Disease

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Alzheimer's Disease affects the __________ and the __________.

Frontal Cortex
Hippocampus

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Plaques are formed _________ of the cell and are made of __________.

Outside
Betamyloid

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Tau are formed ___________ of the cell and results in ___________.

Inside
Tangles

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This is an ABNORMAL proliferation of GLIAL CELLS and MENINGES.

Tumor

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This is a BLOCKAGE of flow of CEREBROSPINAL FLUID.

Hydrocephalus

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This is a DISTURBANCE in the SHAPE and TONE of MUSCLE.

Dystrophy

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This is PROGRESSIVE MUSCLE WEAKNESS caused when LYMPHOCYTES ATTACK receptors on MUSCLE CELLS at the neuromuscular junction.

Myasthenia Gravis

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Shingles is in the __________ and causes INFLAMMATION OF the __________ of the nerve.

Lateral Horn
Dorsal Root

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Shingles travels FROM the ________ INTO the ________.

Dorsal Root
Lateral Horn

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Degeneration of neurons that contain DOPAMINE and link substantia nigra to basal ganglia leads to ______________, characterized by TREMORS AT REST.

Parkinson's Disease