OCULOMOTOR PALSY

paralyzing of any of the extrinsic ocular muscles. This might be a consequence of injury to the muscle itself, the motor end plate, or...

PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY

a neuromuscular disorder of the limbs caused by injury to the PNS and generally marked by clumsiness, numbness, weakness, and sensory loss. There are...

ACETONE

noun. a drab, gaseous fluid with a sugary scent that develops when large sums pool in the blood and liquid waste of individuals with...

ALSTROM-HALLGREN SYNDROME

introduced by a Swedish medical professionals Carl Henry Alstrom and Bertil Hallgren, a genetic disease marked by excessive weight, inability to hear, optical diseases,...

BLINDNESS

n. the inability to see or the condition of being sightless. Specifically, it refers to a partial to total impairment of the capacity to...

BLOOD SUGAR

n. the concentration of glucose in the blood, expressed in milligrams per deciliter. Insulin and glucagon are two pancreatic horrmones which help regulate...

BRATTLEBORO RAT

a. lab rat whose particular strain first originated from Brattleboro, Vermont. Due to a mutation in its gene for vasopressin, the creature lacked this...

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