BROWN-SEQUARD'S SYNDROME

n. a condition which results from a lesion or a one-sided damage to the spinal cord. It is characterized by loss of vibratory (joint and tendon) sensations on the same side as one's lesion and loss of pain and temperature sensations on the opposite side of the body. First described by French neurophysiologist Charles Brown-Sequard (1817-1894).

BROWN-SEQUARD'S SYNDROME: "The Brown-Sequard's syndrome is a spinal cord condition that involves paralysis and hemiplegia."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BROWN-SEQUARD'S SYNDROME," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/brown-sequards-syndrome/ (accessed August 8, 2020).
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