Neurological Terms beginning with V

Glossary of neurological terms
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vascular dementia search for term

dementia caused by poor blood flow, produced by a single, localized stroke, or series of strokes. It's the second most common type of dementia, after Alzheimer's, accounting for up to a third of diagnosed dementia cases.

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the spaces in the core of the brain; cerebrospinal fluid is produced in the paired lateral ventricles, and flows out through a series of unpaired ventricles (the 3rd ventricle; the cerebral aqueduct, in the midbrain; the 4th ventricle, in the hindbrain)