SOCIETY FOR NEUROSCIENCE

a non-profit organisation of scientists and physicians studying the brain and nervous system.

SOHVAL-SOFFER SYNDROME

a rare and possibly hereditary disease with mental retardation and testicular deficiency, skeletal anomalies and diabetes mellitus. It was reported in 1953 by Arthur...

SJOGREN-LARSSON SYNDROME

an autosomal recessive condition that features scaly skin, mental retardation and spasticity that can be caused by several genetic factors. It was reported in...

MULTIPLE DRAFTS HYPOTHESIS

proposed by Daniel Clement Dennett (1942 - ) and British physician Marcel Kinsbourne (1931 - ) which describes perception as being in draft form...

NATIONAL PRACTITIONER DATA BANK

is a national database which is maintained by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services which keeps an archive and active record of...

NEUROLOGICAL EVALUATION

Is one of the major examinations which physicians undergo with new patients typically looking at their- speech and behaviour, orientation and level of alertness,...

NEURON (NEURONE)

of which there are many classifications, such as- motor neurons, sensory neurons and interneurons. Equally, there are many structural types of neuron, such as-...

NEURON DOCTRINE

first proposed by German physician Heinrich Wilhelm von Waldever- Hartz (1836-1921) in 1891 who said that the nervous system is comprised of neurons which...

OSTEOPATHY

noun. a healthcare system based upon the belief that several illnesses or dysfunctions are a result of anatomical impairments in the musculoskeletal system. It...

OTOLARYNGOLOGIST

noun. a specialist physician or surgeon that examines and remediates illness of the ears, nose, and throat and of the head and neck.

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