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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.

 

cranial nerve nuclei

Collection of neurons in the brainstem that form synapses associated with one or more cranial nerves. Lesions of the cranial nerve nuclei can lead to signs resembling those associated with the particlular cranial nerve.  All the nuclei, except that which supplies the trochlear nerve (CN IV), supply nerves to to the same side of the body.

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brainstem ; cranial nerves ; nerve ; neuron ; sign ; synapse ; trochlear nerve


cranial nerves

Nerves which are attached to the brain and pass through the openings of the skull--cranial nerve 8 (the vestibulocochlear nerve) does not leave the skull.  There are 12 pairs of cranial nerves, symmetrically arranged so that they are distributed mainly to the structures of the head and neck.

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brain ; nerve ; vestibulocochlear nerve


cranial sinuses

See dural venous sinuses.

 

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dural venous sinuses

craniectomy

Surgical removal of a section of bone from the skull for the purpose of operating on the underlying tissues or relieving intracranial pressure, in which the bone is not replaced at the end of the procedure.

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intracranial pressure


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