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Meaning of Brainstem from wikipedia

- The brainstem (or brain stem) is the posterior part of the brain, continuous with the spinal cord. In the human brain the brainstem is composed of the...
- Brainstem death is a clinical syndrome defined by the absence of reflexes with pathways through the brainstem—the "stalk" of the brain, which connects...
- A brainstem glioma is a cancerous glioma tumor in the brainstem. Around 75% are diagnosed in children and young adults under the age of twenty, but have...
- The pons (Latin for "bridge") is part of the brainstem, and in humans and other bipeds lies inferior to the midbrain, superior to the medulla oblongata...
- Bickerstaff brainstem encephalitis is a rare inflammatory disorder of the central nervous system, first described by Edwin Bickerstaff in 1951. It may...
- the reticular activating system (RAS), a structure located within the brainstem. The term 'coma', from the Gr**** κῶμα koma, meaning deep sleep, had already...
- The trochlear nerve decussates within the brainstem before emerging on the contralateral side of the brainstem (at the level of the inferior colliculus)...
- The auditory brainstem response (ABR) is an auditory evoked potential extracted from ongoing electrical activity in the brain and recorded via electrodes...
- A brainstem stroke syndrome falls under the broader category of stroke syndromes, or specific symptoms caused by vascular injury to an area of brain (for...
- The midbrain or mesencephalon is the forward-most portion of the brainstem and is ****ociated with vision, hearing, motor control, sleep and wakefulness...
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