TITLE

motor neuron disease

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1389
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "motor neuron disease" is presented. Motor neuron disease refers to one of several types of disease of the motoneurons, including progressive muscular atrophy, primary lateral sclerosis, progressive bulbar paralysis, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21236533

 

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