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Decreased ability or desire to bear weight on a limb due to pain or mechanical restriction of joint movement.



The flattened or arched part of the vertebral arch, forming the roof of the spinal canal.

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spinal canal  ;  vertebra

Larmor frequency

The frequency or rate of precession of the nuclear magnetic moment (spins) and is proportional to the magnetic field strength.  Radio waves of the Larmor frequency are used to produce radiofrequency (RF) pulses in MRI.

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magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) ; radiofrequency pulses

laryngeal paralysis

A condition in which the nerves and muscles that move the cartilage of the larynx cease to function causing difficulty breathing and swallowing.


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larynx  ;  nerve  ;  paralysis


Organ in the neck which protects the trachea and involved in sound production. The larynx houses the vocal folds, and is situated just below where the tract of the pharynx splits into the trachea and the esophagus.



To the side of midline of the body or structure.


lead poisoning

A condition caused by increased lead blood levels that may cause irreversible neurological damage as well as kidney disease, cardiovascular effects, and reproductive toxicity.

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blood  ;  disease  ;  kidney  ;  toxin

limbic system

Collectively, the structures in the brain, including the hippocampus and amygdala, involved in emotion, motivation, and emotional association with memory which influence the endocrine and autonomic nervous system.

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amygdala ; autonomic system ; brain ; hippocampus


An absence or reduction of cerebral gyri.

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cerebral cortex  ;  gyrus


Organ which plays major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, and detoxification of blood.

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blood  ;  plasma  ;  toxin

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