lesion

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disorder in which a lesion to the central nervous system leaves you unable to formulate a statement or to express yourself in an organized manner acataphasia
loss of the ability to write or to express thoughts in writing because of a brain lesion agraphia , anorthography , logagraphia
inability to use or understand language (spoken or written) because of a brain lesion aphasia
aphasia in which the lesion is assumed to be in the association tracts connecting the various language centers in the brain; patient's have difficulty repeating a sentence just heard associative aphasia , conduction aphasia
syphillis lesion chancre
kraurosis of the vulva; often a precancerous lesion kraurosis vulvae
French otologist who first described a form of vertigo now known as Meniere's disease and identified the semicircular canals as the site of the lesion (1799-1862) Meniere , Prosper Meniere
urinary bladder disorder caused by a lesion in the nervous system neurogenic bladder
severe or even fatal form of vaccinia that occurs mainly in persons with an immunological deficiency; characterized by progressive enlargement of the initial lesion progressive vaccinia , vaccinia gangrenosa
crustlike surface of a healing skin lesion scab
urinary bladder disorder resulting from spinal cord lesion or multiple sclerosis or trauma; absence of bladder sensation and incontinence and interrupted voiding of urine spastic bladder
skin lesion that is a diagnostic sign of some disease stigma
swelling that is the characteristic lesion of tuberculosis tubercle
open sore or mucous membrane lesion caused by inflammation, infection ulcer
circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue ulcer , ulceration
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