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Most common cause of dementia in older adults; a neurodegenerative disease characterized by the gradual loss of cognitive ability in association with the neuropathological findings of abnormal ...

Domain: Medical; Category: Illness

Motor nerve innervating the lateral rectus muscle, which abducts the eye; lesions of the nucleus, which is located in the dorsal pons, produce a horizontal gaze palsy.

Domain: Medical; Category: Medicine

Generalized seizure characterized by abrupt cessation of ongoing activity with a blank stare and lost or impaired consciousness lasting on average 10-20 seconds.

Domain: Medical; Category: Medicine

Loss of will, impulse, and decision-making ability, in neurology, refers to a lack of will or initiative and can be seen as a disorder of diminished motivation.

Domain: Health care; Medical; Category: Medicine

"Inability to calculate" or difficulty with arithmetic; may be the result of damage to the angular gyrus in the hemisphere dominant for speech and language,Acalculia (not to be confused with ...

Domain: Medical; Category: Medicine

Migraine variant consisting of the migraine aura without the headache; also known as migraine equivalent accommodation adjustment of the focal length of the lens of the eye in order to keep objects ...

Domain: Medical; Category: Medicine

Rapid, transient, all-or-none nerve impulse initiated at the axon hillock; electrical signal by which the brain receives, analyzes, and conveys information.

Domain: Medical; Category: Medicine

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