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encephalitis
inflammation of the brain
meningioma
tumor of the meninges
myelogram
recording activities from the spinal cord
vagotomy
incision of the vagus nerve
analgesia
no sensitivity to pain
nueralgia
nerve pain
cephalgia
headache
comatose
deep sleep
anethesia
lack of nerve sensation
narcolepsy
sudden uncontrollable compulsion to sleep
dyslexia
learning disorder
hemiparesis
partial paralysis of one side of the body
hemiplegia
paralysis affecting vertical half of the body
paraplegia
paralysis of two limbs
quardriplegia
paralysis of four limbs
syncope
fainting
hydrocephalus
abnormal accumulation of fluid in the brain
alzheimer's disease
a brian disorder marked by deterioration of mental capacity later in age
epilepsy & seizures
disturbances of brain function
multiple sclerosis
destruction of sheaths on the nerves replaced by palgues or hard tissues
palsy
paralysis
parkinson's disease
degeneration of nerves in the brain
meningitis
inflammation of the meninges
shingles
viral disease affecting the nerves
brian tumors
abnormal growth of brain tissues and meninges
aneurysm
abnormal widening of blood vessel
dementia
mental deterioration
stroke
disruption in the normal blood supply to the brain;also known as cerebrovascular accident(cva)