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8 Cards in this Set

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hydrocephalus
(congenital)
abnormal acculumation of fluid (CSF) in the fluid
spina bifida
(congenital)
congenital defect in the lumbar spinal column caused by imperfect union of vertebral parts (neural tube defect)
Alzheimer's Disease
(Degenerative, Movement, and Seizure Disorders)
Brain disorder marde by gradual deterioration of mental capacity (dementia) beginning in middle age.
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
(Degenerative, Movement, and Seizure Disorders)
Degernerative disease of motor neurons in the spinal cord and brainstem; motor neuron disease
epilepsy
(Degenerative, Movement, and Seizure Disorders)
chronic brain disorder characterized by recurrent seizure activity
Huntington Disease
(Degenerative, Movement, and Seizure Disorders)
Hereditary nervous disorder caused by degenrative changes in the cerebrum and involving bizarre, abrupt, involuntary, dance-like movement
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
(Degenerative, Movement, and Seizure Disorders)
Destruction of the myelin sheath on neurons in the CNS and its replacement by plaques of sclerotic (hard) tissue
Myasthenia Gravis
(Degenerative, Movement, and Seizure Disorders)
Neuromuscular disorder characterized by weakness (-asthenia) of voluntary muscles (attached to bones)