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Flashcards - Neurological Disorders

Flashcards - Neurological Disorders
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central nervous system
The central nervous system is the part of the nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord
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autoimmune disease
An autoimmune disease is a condition arising from an abnormal immune response to a normal body part
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neurological disorder
A neurological disorder is any disorder of the body nervous system
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nervous system
The nervous system is the part of an animal's body that coordinates its actions and transmits signals to and from different parts of its body
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nervous system
The nervous system is the part of an animal's body that coordinates its actions and transmits signals to and from different parts of its body
neurological disorder
A neurological disorder is any disorder of the body nervous system
autoimmune disease
An autoimmune disease is a condition arising from an abnormal immune response to a normal body part
central nervous system
The central nervous system is the part of the nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord
stroke
Stroke is when poor blood flow to the brain results in cell death
myelin sheath
Myelin is a fatty white substance that surrounds the axon of some nerve cells, forming an electrically insulating layer
encephalitis
Encephalitis is a sudden onset inflammation of the brain
infectious disease
Infection is the invasion of an organism's body tissues by disease-causing agents, their multiplication, and the reaction of host tissues to these organisms and the toxins they produce
multiple sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis is a demyelinating disease in which the insulating covers of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord are damaged

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