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brainstem

The base of the brain connecting the cerebral hemispheres with the spinal cord.  Comprised of the medulla oblongata, pons, midbrain and thalamus.

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 Related Words

brain ; cerebral hemisphere ; medulla oblongata ; midbrain ; pons ; spinal cord ; thalamus


brainstem auditory-evoked response test (BAER)

A test using electrodiagnostic equipment to screen for deafness and evaluate brainstem function.

 

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brainstem  ;  deafness

brominism

Poisoning caused by the overuse of bromine or a bromine compound (e.g. potassium bromide) marked by such neurological signs as mental dullness, drowsiness, unsteady gait, and skin lesions; also call bromide toxicity or bromism.

 


brucellosis

An infectious disease of dogs caused by a bacteria (Brucella canis) primarily affecting the reproductive system.

 

Related Words
bacteria  ;  disease  ;  infection

bulbar

Pertaining to a rounded mass (bulb); involving the medulla oblongata.

 

Related Words
medulla oblongata

bulla

A large vessicle; the bony portion of the middle ear.

 

Related Words
middle ear


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