TITLE

neuroprotection

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1463
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "neuroprotection" is presented. It refers to the science of minimizing secondary neurologic damage following stroke or trauma. Examples of neuroprotectors include enzymes and hormones. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21237568

 

Related Articles

  • nondominant.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1477 

    A definition of the medical term "nondominant" is presented. It refers to the hemisphere of the brain that does not control speech or the preferentially used hand. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.

  • aponeurology.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p151 

    A definition of the medical term "Aponeurology" is presented. Aponeurology refers to the branch of anatomy dealing with aponeuroses. The term originated from the words, "neuron" which means nerve and "logos" which means word or reason. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical...

  • electrobiology.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p673 

    A definition of the medical term "electrobiology" is presented. Electrobiology refers to the science of electrical phenomena in the living body. The term originated from the words "bios" which means life and "logos" meaning word or reason. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical...

  • Erb's paralysis.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p732 

    A definition of the medical term "Erb's paralysis" is presented, which originates from German neurologist Wilhelm Heinrich Erb and is also called Erb's palsy.

  • hemithermoanesthesia.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p961 

    A definition of the medical term "hemithermoanesthesia" is presented. Hemithermoanesthesia refers to the unilateral loss of sensitivity to heat and cold. The term originated from the Greek words "hemi" which means half, "therme" which means heat, "an" which means not, and "aisthesis" which means...

  • inattention.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1084 

    A definition of the term "inattention" is presented, which means neglect, example, of sensory stimuli or distractibility.

  • kindling.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1177 

    A definition of the medical term "kindling" is presented. The term refers to the triggering of seizures as a result of low-amplitude electrical stimulation of the brain. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term...

  • Lust's reflex.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1274 

    A definition of the medical term lust's reflex is presented. The term refers to the dorsal flexion and abduction of the foot resulting from percussion of the external branch of the sciatic nerve. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The...

  • miryachit.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1369 

    A definition of the medical term "miryachit" is presented. The term refers to a neurological disorder in which patients have an exaggerated startle response after being stimulated. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics