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10 Cards in this Set

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Paralysis
Complete or partial loss of function in any part of the body
Vertigo
A disorder of the inner ear which causes dizziness
Syncope
Loss of consciousness resulting from insufficient blood flow to the brain
Seizures
Abnormal electrical discharges in the brain
Twitch
Brief spasmodic muscular contraction
Tremor
A trembling or shaking
Clonus
Series of alternating contractions and partial relaxations of a muscle
Myoclonus
Irregular involuntary contraction of a muscle
Tone
A state of partial contraction that is characteristic of normal muscle
Atonic
Lack of physiological tone of a contractile organ