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concussion

Traumatic closed head injury that results in temporary impairment of neurological function, e.g., transient loss of consciousness.

 

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trauma

congenital

Referring to conditions that are present at birth, regardless of their causation.

 


contracture

Inability to move a joint due to a permanent rigidity or contraction of a muscle.


convulsions

Repeated muscle contraction and relaxation resulting in the body shaking rapidly and uncontrollaby.

 


coonhound paralysis

See idiopathic polyradiculoneuritis.

 

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idiopathic  ;  polyradiculoneuritis

corneal ulcer

Loss of corneal integrity; often the result of poor corneal sensation, corneal dryness, or inability to protect the eye through blinking.

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coronal

As related to a plane of view, see dorsal.

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dorsal

corpus callosum

An arched mass of white matter in the depths of the longitudinal fissure of the brain, and made up of transverse fibers connecting the cerebral hemispheres.

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brain ; cerebral hemisphere ; fiber ; longitudinal fissure ; white matter


cortical

Referring to the cerebral cortex, the outermost layer of the cerebrum.

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cerebral cortex  ;  cerebrum

cranial

Pertaining to the cranium, or to the skull.

 


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