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stupor

Condition of unresponsiveness from which the patient can only be aroused by vigorous and repeated stimuli; once stimulus ceases, patient lapses back into unresponsiveness.

 


subarachnoid space

Actual space separating 2 of the layers of the meninges, the pia and arachnoid, that surround the brain and spinal cord; contains cerebrospinal fluid, arteries and veins, and filaments of arachnoid matter, giving it the appearance of a spider web.

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Related Words

arachnoid ; brain ; cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) ; meninges ; pia ; spinal cord


subcortical

Portion of the brain immediately below the cerebral cortex.

Related Words

brain  ;  cerebral cortex  ;  cortical

subdural space

Potential space between 2 layers of the meninges, the dura and arachnoid, that can be filled with blood, cerebrospinal fluid, or pus.

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Related Words

arachnoid ; cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) ; dura mater ; meninges ; pus


subluxation

An incomplete or partial luxation; partial dislocation.

Related Words
luxation

subthalamus

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

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Related Words
diencephalon  ;  midbrain  ;  thalamus

sulcus

Groove in the cerebral cortex separating two gyri.

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Related Words
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.

Related Words

cerebral aqueduct


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