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A progressive, degenerative neurological disorder which causes brain atrophy due to the death of brain cells, resulting in a decline in cognitive function and memory loss. The disease is a type of ...

Domain: Health care; Category: Diseases

The ability of the brain to store small amount of information in a readily available state for a short period of time. The duration of the information will be stored for approximately 20 to 30 ...

Domain: Health care; Category: Medicine

The ability of the brain to hold information which data can be stored for long periods of time and can last for a matter of days to decades, but still susceptible to the process of forgetting.

Domain: Health care; Category: Diseases; Medicine

A series of tests which has the objective of finding out the effect of the brain damage to the person, by assessing the reasoning ability, concentration, problem solving and ability to remember.

Domain: Health care; Category: Medicine

A term used for a long-term memory portion. Ideas and concepts that are not drawn from personal experience is process by it. Semantic memory includes common knowledge and other basic facts that a ...

Domain: Health care; Category: Diseases

The loss of the ability to recognize familiar objects, voices, persons, shapes, or places. This caused by an injury to the brain or neurological illness, specifically the occipitotemporal border of ...

Domain: Health care; Category: Diseases

A type of motor speech disorder that affects speech production, despite having the desire to perform the movements. It is caused by injury or damage to a certain area of the cerebrum.

Domain: Health care; Category: Diseases

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