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Part of the autonomic system, concerned with conservation and restoration of energy; active during relaxed activity; its preganglionic fibers arise from the motor nuclei of cranial nerves III, VII, IX, and X in the brainstem and from the second, third and fourth sacral segments of the spinal cord.
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autonomic system ; brainstem ; cranial nerves ; preganglionic ; sacrum ; spinal cord
The functional tissue or cells of an organ or gland, as distinguished from supporting or connective tissue.
Reduced motor function in a body part; reduced ability to activate motor neurons.
One of 4 well-defined portions (i.e. lobes) of each of the cerebral hemisphere that is located between the occipital and frontal lobes of the brain; receives sensory stimuli, such as pain and touch, from the body’s opposite side; in humans, it is associated with higher intellectual processes such as problem solving, language, concentration, etc.
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brain ; cerebral hemisphere ; frontal lobe ; lobe ; occipital lobe
A seizure that starts in a single specific region of the brain and can sometimes be a precursor to other types of seizures. There are two types: simple and complex.
A doctor who interprets and diagnoses the changes in body tissues caused by disease.
The study of disease.
Nerve cell body, spinal nerve root, nerve plexus, peripheral nerve, neuromuscular junction, and muscle; the PNS and CNS make up the nervous system.
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cell body ; central nervous system (CNS) ; nerve ; nerve plexus ; nerve root ; nervous system ; neuromuscular junction
The smooth membrane which lines part of the abdominal cavity and some of the internal organs it contains.
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