BOSTON NAMING TEST (BNT)

n. a test in word retrieval designed for patients experiencing language disturbance such as those caused by dementia, stroke, and Alzheimer's disease. It employs...

BUTYRYLCHOLINESTERASE

n. a synthetic, non-specific cholinesterase enzyme identified in the liver and related tissues. It assists in regulating the level of acetylcholine in the central...

CANCELLATION TEST

n. A neuropsychological test which assesses perceptual and motor speed. From a given list of items randomly-distributed on a page or a screen, a...

BASAL FOREBRAIN

Refers to a region of the ventral forebrain, near the corpus callosum which contains cholinergic neurons which are believed to be implicated in memory,...

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