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gait

Manner or style of walking.

 


ganglia

A knot or knotlike mass; an aggregation of nerve cell bodies located outside the central nervous system divided into two types: sensory and motor.

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Related Words

cell body ; central nervous system (CNS) ; motor neuron ; nerve ; sensory neuron


generalized seizure

Seizure that affects both cerebral hemispheres simultaneously and causes unconsciousness at the outset.  There are two types: absence/petit mal or tonic-clonic/grand mal.

Related Words

absence seizure ; cerebral hemisphere ; grand mal seizure ; petit mal seizure ; seizure ; tonic-clonic seizure


genu

"Kneelike" bend in the anterior part of the corpus callosum.

 

Related Words
anterior  ;  corpus callosum

geriatric vestibular syndrome

Disorder characterized by acute onset of vestibular signs (e.g. difficulty walking, incoordination, head tilt) occuring in older dogs.  There is no apparent cause but spontaneously resolves in ~ 10-14 days.

Related Words

sign ; syndrome ; vestibular disease ; vestibular system


glia

See neuroglia.

Related Words

neuralgia

 


glioma

Any tumor arising from glial tissue of the brain; glial cells provide energy, nutrients and bind other nerve cells together in the brain.

Related Words
brain  ;  glia  ;  nerve  ;  tumor

glossopharyngeal nerve

Cranial nerve IX; controls taste, swallowing, and senses carotid blood pressure.

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cranial nerves

graft

Healthy skin, bone, or other tissue taken from one part of the body to replace diseased or injured tissue removed from another part of the body.

Related Words

disease


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