Brain 4

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Brain 4
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2014-07-18 20:53:35
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  1. tumor of a nerve
    neuroma
  2. neuropathy
    any disease of nerves
  3. myelomalacia
    softening of the spinal cord
  4. myeloma
    tumor of bone marrow
  5. thrombocyte, platelet
    blood clotting cells
  6. embolus
    clot present in blood or lymphatic vessels and brought there by blood or lymph
  7. thrombus
    • clot that adheres to the wall of a blood vessel or organ and may obstruct the vessel or organ in which it resides, preventing the flow of blood
    • stationary blood clot
  8. thrombolysis
    destruction or loosening of a blood clot
  9. thrombogenesis
    producing, forming, or origin of a blood clot
  10. cerebrovascular accident (CVA), stroke
    rapid loss of brain function due to ischemia to the brain
  11. ischemic stroke
    stroke due to occlusion from an embolus or thrombus
  12. hemorrhagic stroke
    • stroke due to ruptured blood vessel
    • usually fatal and caused by Htn, atherosclerosis, bursting of an arterial aneurysm
  13. hemorrhage
    bursting forth of blood
  14. aneurysmectomy
    excision of an aneurysm

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