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  1. DysreflexiaState in which an individual with a spinal cord injury at or above T6 experiences an uninhibited sympathetic response to a noxious stimulus.

          

  2. Encephalitisdysfunction of the brain.

          

  3. meningitisA broad term that refers to cognitive deficit, including memory impairment.

          

  4. Photophobiaabnormal visual intolerance to light.

          

  5. AtaxiaAbsence or loss of the power of voluntary movement.

          

  6. ParaplegiaParalysis of all four limbs caused by spinal cord injury.

          

  7. DementiaInflammation of the membranes of the spinal cord and brain.

          

  8. neurodegenerativeA broad term that refers to cognitive deficit, including memory impairment.

          

  9. Prodromaloccurring after a sudden attack, such as an epileptic seizure. a recovery period after a seizure.

          

  10. Craniectomyexcision of a segment of the skull.

          

  11. ParaparesisPartial paralysis of the lower extremities

          

  12. ipsilateralone the same side; affecting the same side of the body.

          

  13. DeliriumA broad term that refers to cognitive deficit, including memory impairment.

          

  14. QuadriparesisParalysis of all four limbs caused by spinal cord injury.

          

  15. Hydrocephalusinflammation of the brain.

          

  16. Craniotomyany incision through the cranium.

          

  17. Encephalopathyinflammation of the brain.

          

  18. BradykinesiaAbsence or loss of the power of voluntary movement.

          

  19. ContralateralAbnormal accumulation of fibrosis connective tissue in skin, muscle, or joint capsule that prevents normal mobility a that site.

          

  20. Turbidcloudy

          

  21. AkinesiaAbsence or loss of the power of voluntary movement.

          

  22. Postictaloccurring after a sudden attack, such as an epileptic seizure. a recovery period after a seizure.

          

  23. ContractureAbnormal accumulation of fibrosis connective tissue in skin, muscle, or joint capsule that prevents normal mobility a that site.

          

  24. Hemiparesisweakness affecting one side of the body.

          

  25. laminectomyThe excision of a vertebral posterior arch, usually to remove a lesion or herniated disk.

          

  26. Cranioplastyany incision through the cranium.

          

  27. QuadriplegiaParalysis of all four limbs caused by spinal cord injury.

          

  28. nuchal rigidityRigidity of the nape, or back, of the neck.