Neuro Words for Nerds

 

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

Term: Dysmyelination

This week's term is dysmyelination, which is decreased myelination due to...

Term: Pneumorrhachis

Pneumorrhachis is gas (air) within the...Click on post title to read the full definition, etymology, and clinical relevance.

Term: Tentorium cerebelli

A fold of dura between the occipital lobes and the...Click on post title to read full definition, etymology and clincila relevance.

Term: Decussation

An X-shaped crossing of nerve fibers from...click on post title to read more about the pronunciation, etymology and definition.

Term: Mesencephalon

The mesencepahlon is the middle of the three primary vesicles of...

Term: Pterygoid

of, relating to, or lying in the region of the inferior part of the...

Term: Amygdala

The amygdala are a group of deep, medially-located basal nuclei in the...Click on post to read more about etymology, definition and clinical relevance.

Term: Substantia gelatinosa

A region of grey matter that caps the apex of the...Click on post title to read more about the pronunciation, definition and clinical relevance.

Term: Sulcus

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

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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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