Medical Terminology Chapter 10
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arteriovenous malformation (AFM)
abnormality in which arteries in the brain connect directly to veins rather than to capillaries, forming an abnormal twisted nest of blood vessels.
cerebral palsy (CP)
cerebral palsy is caused by a lack of oxygen to parts of the fetus' brain during birth.
progressive inherited degenerative disease of the brain that begins in middle age. characterized by dementia with irregular spasms of the extremities and face
acute or chronic condition that occurs because of a tumor, arthritis, or a herniated nucleus pulposis (HNP)
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