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tremor

Involuntary, often rhythmic, oscillatory movements about a fixed point due to alternating or synchronous contractions of agonist (i.e. the prime mover) and antagonist (i.e. the opposition to the agonist) muscles.


trigeminal nerve

Cranial nerve V; controls the muscles involved in chewing and is responsible for sensation in the face and head.

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trigeminal neuritis

Inflammation of the trigeminal nerve resulting in the inability to close the mouth (drop jaw).

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inflammation  ;  trigeminal nerve

trismus

Inability to open mouth, usually due to spasm of the jaw muscles.


trochlear nerve

Cranial nerve IV; font-size: small;"controls downward and rotational movement of the eye.

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tumor

A new growth of tissue in which the multiplication of cells is uncontrolled and progressive; also called neoplasm.

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