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Huntington's Disease Definitions 2

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Definitions

 

  • Apoptosis - the death of a cell
  • CAG Trinucleotide Repeat - A repeated segment in DNA that controls the making of the Huntington protein.
  • CAT Scan - a special x-ray that produces cross-sectional images of the inside of the body.[1]
  • Chemical signaling - the passing of chemical signals between cells
  • Cognative Ability - has to do with mental processes, memory, judgement, and reasoning.
  • MRI - a noninvasive medical test that uses a magnetic field, radio frequency pulses, and a computer to produce detailed images of the inside of the body.[2]
  • Occupational Therapy - therapy that focuses on socializing and various tasks of everyday life

 

Footnotes

  1. "CT - Body." RadiologyInfo. 2009. Radiological Society of North America, Inc., Web. 1 Nov 2009. .
  2. "MRI of the Body (Chest, Abdomen, Pelvis)." RadiologyInfo. 2009. Radiological Society of North America, Inc., Web. 1 Nov 2009. .

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