Neuro Words for Nerds

 

Each week’s Neuro Words for Nerds post defines a neurology term, its pronunciation, etymology, and clinical relevance.
 

Term: Sulcus

This weeks' neuro words for nerds term is sulcus. Learn more about the definition, pronunciation, etymology, and clinical relevance.

Terms: Spinal cord crossword

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Term: Myotonia

This week's neuro words for nerds term is myotonia. Read more about the etymology, definition and clinical relevance.

Term: Solve the rebus #1

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Term: Intracranial compliance

The brain is an eloquent, soft structure housed within a thick, rigid, non-compliant skull. In health, there is a delicate equilibrium between...

Neuro words for nerds crossword

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Term: Stupor

Level of consciousness in which the patient is non-responsive except to a noxious stimulus (e.g., pain). Click on post title to read more about the etymology and clinical relevance.

Term: Leptomeninges

This week's Neuro Words for Nerds term is leptomeninges. Read more about the definition, etymology and clinical relevance.

Term: Opisthotonus

Body posture characterized by marked dorsal extension of

Cheyne-Stokes respiration

Respiratory pattern characterized by alternating periods of increasing rate/depth of breathing followed by...

Term: Hippus

Hippus is a spasmodic or rhythmic dilation and constriction of the pupil. Click on post title to see a video of a cat with hippus and read about possible causes.

Enophthalmos

This week's Neuro Words for Nerds term is enophthalmos. Click on post title to read more about the pronuncation, etymology, definition and clinical relevance.