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Search Results for: neurology

Neurology

Definition noun, plural: neurologies The branch of medicine that deals with the nervous system, specially associated with... Read More

Human Perception – Neurology

A better understanding of human perception unlocks the key to how the mind works, an advantage when working with people with... Read More

Sleep and Dreams – Neurology

The Falling Asleep Process During the day when we are awake, our body and brain are working tirelessly to operate our body,... Read More

Human Neurology

Human Neurology deals essentially with the nervous system of humans. It also features the various theories put forward by... Read More

Neurology of Illusions

As mentioned in the previous tutorial, Human Perception, illusions can be caused by mental disorders or misreading of the... Read More

Ganglia

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Dominance

Definition noun (general) The state of being dominant; supremacy (genetics) The property of a gene (or allele) when it... Read More

Ganglion

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Clinical neuroscience

Definition noun A branch of neuroscience that deals with the scientific study of the mechanisms underlying the different... Read More

Refractory Period

(neurology) the time after a neuron fires or a muscle fiber contracts during which a stimulus will not evoke a response.The... Read More

CNS

The portion of the vertebrate nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord.CNS --> central nervous... Read More

Neuroanatomist

Definition noun, plural: neuroanatomists An expert or a researcher in the field of neuroanatomy Supplement Neuroanatomists... Read More

Reinforcement

reinforcement 1. (Science: neurology) An increase of force or strength; denoting specifically the increased sharpness of the... Read More

Phasic

phasic --> adaptation 1. (Science: cell biology) The adjustment of an organism to its environment or the process by which... Read More

Abdominal reflex

Definition noun, plural: abdominal reflexes Abdominal wall muscle contraction of the umbilicus toward the abdominal quadrant... Read More

Acetylcholine

Acetylcholine (Science: chemical, neurology, physiology) a chemical found in vertebrate neurons that carries information... Read More

Sigmund Freud and Carl Gustav Jung

Sigmund Freud Sigmund Freud was a famous Austrian neurologist (1856 - 1939), who stated that dreams were the manifestation... Read More

Psychiatry & Mental Disorders

The Definition of Mad When someone says 'mental disorder' many people associate it with madness. This is truly not the... Read More

Cerebrospinal fluid

Definition noun, plural: cerebrospinal fluids A clear, colorless body fluid that fills the ventricles of the brain and the... Read More

Recruitment

Recruitment (Science: neurology) The gradual increase to a maximum in a reflex when a stimulus of unaltered intensity is... Read More

Kindling

Kindling (Science: neurology) a phenomenon in which there is a relatively profound alteration in brain function resulting... Read More

Rostrum

Definition noun, plural: rostra (zoology) (1) A beak-like or snout-like projection, such as that of the crocodile or... Read More

Gait

Gait (Science: neurology) pattern of... Read More

Adaptation

Adaptation Definition In biology and ecology, adaptation refers to the process of adjusting in behavior, physiology, or... Read More

Component

Component (Science: physiology) a constituent element or part, specifically in neurology, a series of neurons forming a... Read More

Association

Association 1. (Science: neurology) correlation involving a high degree of modifiability and also consciousness. 2.... Read More

Clinical

Definition adjective (1) Of, pertaining to, relating to, or dealing with a (medical) clinic (2) Relating to or founded on... Read More

Lenticular

Lenticular 1. (Science: anatomy) Pertaining to or shaped like a lens. 2. (Science: ophthalmology) Pertaining to the... Read More

Prodromal period

There are five stages (or phases) of a disease. (Hattis, 2020). These stages are (1) Incubation period, (2) Prodromal... Read More

Seizure

seizure (Science: clinical sign, neurology) A sudden attack or convulsion due to involuntary electrical activity in the... Read More

Motor

motor (Science: neurology, physiology) A muscle, nerve or centre that effects or produces... Read More

Immune response

Immune Response Definition An immune response is defined as the reaction of the body in response to the presence of a... Read More

Articulation

Articulation (Science: neurology) The ability to pronounce speech sounds, words and thoughts. (Science: orthopaedics,... Read More

Presynaptic cell

presynaptic cell (Science: physiology) In a chemical synapse, the cell that releases neurotransmitter that will stimulate... Read More

The Psychobiology of Hysteria

Editorial Hysteria is often regarded as the archetypal psychodynamic illness. Freud carried out much of his early work on... Read More

Flaccid

Flaccid Definition Biology – What is Flaccid? In botany, the term flaccid refers to a cell that lacks turgidity, i.e. it... Read More