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subluxation

An incomplete or partial luxation; partial dislocation.

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luxation

subthalamus

Part of the diencephalon between the midbrain and thalamus.  It plays an important role in coordinating movements.

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diencephalon  ;  midbrain  ;  thalamus

sulcus

Groove in the cerebral cortex separating two gyri.

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cerebral cortex  ;  gyrus

suppurative

Producing pus.

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pus

suture

Fibrous joint between bones of the skull which allows very little movement. 

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fiber

sylvian aqueduct

See cerebral aqueduct.

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cerebral aqueduct

sympathetic division

Part of the autonomic system that tends to stimulate bodily activities, particularly those involved with coping with stressful situations (fight, fear or flight); preganglionic fibers arise from the lateral horns of the spinal segments T1-L2.

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autonomic system  ; fiber ; lateral ; preganglionic ; spinal cord ; spine


symptom

Any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease; it is subjective evidence, as opposed to objective indicators (signs) that a doctor finds upon examination.

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disease  ;  sign

synapse

The junction between neurons and their target cells at which an impulse is transmitted by either electrical or chemical means; the two cells are separated by a small gap called the synaptic cleft.

 
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neuron

syncope

Temporary loss of consciousness (fainting) that results from inadequate blood supply to the brain.

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blood  ;  brain


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