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form of motor neuron disease caused by the degeneration of neurons located in the ventral horn of the spinal cord and the cortical neurons that provide their afferent input.
incurable, terminal disease, most common form of dementia
disorder of the CNS that results from the death of dopamine-containing cells in the midbrain
degeneration of nerve cells that causes problems with movement, blanace and other autonomic functions of the body such as bladder control or blood pressure regulation
inherited metabolic disorder in which harmful quantitites of a fatty substance accumulate in the spleen, liver, lungs, bone or brain.
condition in which the artery wall thickens as a result of the accumulation of fat which thickens, hardens and blocks the arteries
movement disorder that occurs because of damage to certain nerve cells in the brain
disorder caused by a genetic mutation on chromosome 15 whose symptoms begin manifesting themselves in infants around 6 months and cause severe mental deterioration and result in de
inability of body to produce insulin
degenerative disorder of the eye in which structural changes within the cornea cause it to thin and form a more conical shape
inflammatory autoimmune disease of the intestines that affects the gastrointestinal tract and causes abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting, and weight loss
histological inflammation of the tissue of the prostate gland that is often associated with a bodily response to an infection
disease of the bones in which a decreased bone mineral density causing the variety of proteins in bones to be altered and increases the risk of fractures
neurodegenerative genetic disorder that affects muscle coordination and leads to cognitive decline and dementia that manifests itself during middle age
progressive degenerative disorder that occurs in individuals who have been subjected to multiple head injuries; shares many symptoms with dementia including memory loss, aggression

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