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Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z - «N»:

  1. Neuron Neuron
    Neuron: A nerve cell that sends and receives electrical signals over long distances within the body. A neuron may send electrical output signals to muscle neurons (called motor neurons or motoneurons) and to other neurons. A neuron may receive electrical input signals from sensory cells (called sens...
  2. Neuron, arcuate Neuron, arcuate
    Neuron, arcuate: See: Arcuate neuron....
  3. Neuron, sensory Neuron, sensory
    Neuron, sensory: See: Sensory neuron....
  4. Neuron, spindle Neuron, spindle
    Neuron, spindle: See: Spindle neuron....
  5. Neuron-specific enolase (NSE) Neuron-specific enolase (NSE)
    Neuron-specific enolase (NSE): Neuron-specific enolase (NSE) is a substance that has been detected in patients with certain tumors, namely: neuroblastoma, small cell lung cancer, medullary thyroid cancer, carcinoid tumors, pancreatic endocrine tumors, and melanoma. Studies of NSE as a tumor m...
  6. Neurone Neurone
    Neurone: A variant spelling of neuron. Sometimes preferred in the UK, as in "His suffering from motor neurone disease (MND) was finally over because he had chosen to die." (article by Lesley Close in The Guardian, May 25, 2004) See: Neuron....
  7. Neuronitis, vestibular Neuronitis, vestibular
    Neuronitis, vestibular: See: Vestibular neuronitis....
  8. Neurooncologist Neurooncologist
    Neurooncologist: A physician trained to diagnose and treat patients with brain tumors and other types of tumors of the nervous system. From neuro- + oncology and sometimes written with a hyphen as neuro-oncologist. A neurooncologist may be one of a number of types of physicians: A neurologist: A p...
  9. Neuropathic pain Neuropathic pain
    Neuropathic pain: Chronic pain resulting from injury to the nervous system. The injury can be to the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) or the peripheral nervous system (nerves outside the brain and spinal cord). Neuropathic pain can occur after trauma and many diseases such as multiple...
  10. Neuropathologist Neuropathologist
    Neuropathologist: A pathologist who specializes in the diagnosis of diseases of the brain and nervous system by microscopic examination of the tissue and other means....
  11. Neuropathy Neuropathy
    Neuropathy: Any and all disease or malfunction of the nerves....
  12. Neuropathy, accessory Neuropathy, accessory
    Neuropathy, accessory: See: Accessory neuropathy....
  13. Neuropathy, Charcot-Marie-Tooth Neuropathy, Charcot-Marie-Tooth
    Neuropathy, Charcot-Marie-Tooth: See Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease....
  14. Neuropathy, diabetic Neuropathy, diabetic
    Neuropathy, diabetic: See: Diabetic neuropathy....
  15. Neuropathy, hypoglossal Neuropathy, hypoglossal
    Neuropathy, hypoglossal: See: Hypoglossal neuropathy....