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					Parkinson's Disease
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6. means "reduced functionality"
10. to make something worse
12. something this is done on a regular basis
14. means “no known cause”
16. the length of the steps while walking
20. something that is done again and again
21. a walking style in which the feet are kept very close to the floor and steps are very short
24. closing and opening the eyes
25. means clear or obvious
28. a word used to mean that some factor or variable "does not matter"
29. a device used to train walking movements or to improve cardiovascular fitness
31. the way a person walks
34. neurotransmitter depleted in Parkinson's disease
35. it refers to anything that “interrupts or disrupts” an activity (noun)
36. muscles that are the primary movers in a particular movement (2 words with space)
40. synonym for start
41. means reduced in quantity
42. means to happen quickly and without warning
43. means “shaking”


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1. basal ganglia associated with Parkinson's disease (2 words with space)
2. means on “one side” only
3. to the ability to carry out an activity for an extended period of time
4. a blood clot in the brain
5. means "without motion"
7. a reduced response to a medication
8. a word used to describe if something is useful or achieves a desired goal
9. means that there are only “two choices” or possibilities
11. means “slow walking”
13. a measuring device that is slightly less than one meter in length
15. refers to the levels of compounds in the blood, often used when describing antibody levels in the blood
16. a negative social reaction to a disease or a condition
17. to “change” a well establish behavior pattern
18. British word for “in the middle” of doing something
19. to make an adjustment to minimize the affect a problem
22. refers to a person's appearance when they show no facial expressions (2 words with space)
23. special name for the second digit on the hand
24. a patient with a condition that prevents getting out of bed
26. synonym for a "plan" or a "plan of action"
27. means to "be the root cause" of something
30. to affect something in a negative way
32. means to go “back and forth” between to things
33. a vague not well define feeling of poor health or of being unwell
37. special name for the first digit on the hand
38. a measure of a person's emotional or psychological attitude
39. means to carry out
initiate-- synonym for start
alternating-- means to go back and forth between to things
execute-- means to carry out
substantia_nigra-- basal ganglia associated with Parkinson's disease (2 words with space)
dopamine-- neurotransmitter depleted in Parkinson's disease
tolerance-- a reduced response to a medication
bradykinesia-- means slow walking
tremor-- means shaking
unilateral-- means on one side only
thumb-- special name for the first digit on the hand
forefinger-- special name for the second digit on the hand
apparent-- means clear or obvious
depleted-- means reduced in quantity
idiopathic-- means no known cause
titers-- refers to the levels of compounds in the blood, often used when describing antibody levels in the
blood
midst-- British word for in the middle
suddenly-- means to happen quickly without warning
gait-- the way a person walks
blinking-- closing and opening the eyes
complicate-- to make something worse
agonist_muscles-- muscles that are the primary movers in a particular movement (2 words with space)
routine-- something this is done on a regular basis
mood-- a measure of a person's emotional or psychological attitude
bedridden-- a patient with a condition that prevents getting out of bed
stem-- means to "be the root cause" of something
stigma-- a negative social reaction to a disease or a condition
stroke-- a blood clot in the brain
static-- means "without motion"
impairment-- means "reduced functionality"
yardstick-- a measuring device that is slightly less than one meter in length
dichotomous-- means that there are only two choices of possibilities
regardless-- a word used to mean that some factor or variable "does not matter"
perturbation-- it refers to anything that interrupts or disrupts an activity (noun)
repetitive-- something that is done again and again
efficacious-- a word used to describe if something is useful or achieves a desired goal
compensate-- to make an adjustment to minimize the affect a problem
adversely-- to affect something in a negative way
stride-- the length of the steps while walking
deconditioning-- to change a well establish behavior pattern
endurance-- to the ability to carry out an activity for an extended period of time
malaise-- a vague not well define feeling of poor health or of being unwell
treadmill-- a device used to train walking movements or to improve cardiovascular fitness
flat_affect-- refers to a person's appearance when they show no facial expressions (2 words with space)
shuffling-- a walking style in which the feet are kept very close to the floor and steps are very short
strategy-- synonym for a "plan" or a "plan of action"

				
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