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tonic seizure

Generalized seizure that involves stiffening of the entire body.

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generalized seizure

 


tonic-clonic seizure

Generalized seizure characterized by initial contraction of the muscles (tonic phase), which may involve tongue biting and urinary incontinence, followed by rhythmic muscle contractions (clonic phase); also called grand mal seizure.

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clonic seizure ; generalized seizure ; seizure ; tonic seizure


total protein (TP)

A common test in a chemistry panel used to measure kidney and liver function.

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chemistry panel  ;  kidney  ;  liver

toxin

A substance produced by a plant, animal, or bacteria that causes disease in other organisms; a poison.

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bacteria

toxoplasmosis

A disease caused by the protozoan parasite (Toxoplasma gondii) and is characterized by lesions of the central nervous system (e.g. polyradiculoneuritis), as well as other areas of the body such as muscle tissue.

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central nervous system (CNS) ; disease ; parasite ; polyradiculoneuritis ; protozoa


transverse

Plane dividing the body into front and back halves (like the slices of a loaf of bread).

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dorsal  ;  sagittal

trauma

An injury that is physically (or emotionally) inflicted.


tremor

Involuntary, often rhythmic, oscillatory movements about a fixed point due to alternating or synchronous contractions of agonist (i.e. the prime mover) and antagonist (i.e. the opposition to the agonist) muscles.


trigeminal nerve

Cranial nerve V; controls the muscles involved in chewing and is responsible for sensation in the face and head.

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cranial nerves

trigeminal neuritis

Inflammation of the trigeminal nerve resulting in the inability to close the mouth (drop jaw).

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Related Words
inflammation  ;  trigeminal nerve


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