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melanoma

A cancer arising from the pigment cells of the skin.

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cancer

meninges

Composed of three distinct connective tissue membranes (from outer to inner: dura, arachnoid, and pia mater) that enclose and protect the central nervous system.

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arachnoid ; central nervous system (CNS) ; dura mater ; pia


meningioma

A type of slow-growing tumor that forms in the meninges.

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meninges  ;  tumor

meningitis

Inflammation of the meninges.

 
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inflammation  ;  meninges

meningoencephalitis

Inlammation of the brain and meninges.

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brain  ;  meninges

 


mesencephalic aqueduct

See cerebral aqueduct.

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cerebral aqueduct

metabolic

Relating to metabolism, the sum of the chemical processes in a cell or in the body that are necessary to sustain life; includes creating energy by breaking down substances (e.g. oxygen, food) and using energy to synthesize substances (e.g. proteins, fats, sugars), called catabolism and anabolism, repectively.

 


metaldehyde toxicity

Poisoning from a pesticide, commonly used against snails and slugs, that primarily affects the nervous system.

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nervous system

metastasis

The transfer of disease from one part of the body to another part that is not directly related to it; characteristic of many malignant tumors.

 

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disease  ;  malignant  ;  tumor


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