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spinocerebellar

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or involving both the spinal cord and the cerebellum: spinocerebellar degeneration.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of, pertaining to, or affecting both the spinal cord and the cerebellum

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as spinicerebellar.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • This information travels up a discreet highway in the spinal cord called the spinocerebellar tract, and makes its way to the cerebellum.

    Brain Blogger - What is Proprioception?

  • But when Peterson was only 17, his father, then 45, was diagnosed with the same disorder -- a rare genetic disease called spinocerebellar ataxia.

    A Certain Bittersweet Comfort

  • CHRISTOPHER HARMON, BURNSVILLE, MINNESOTA (through translator): I have a rare neurological condition called spinocerebellar degeneration.

    CNN Transcript Jul 5, 2008

  • The ataxin 2 gene had previously been implicated in another neurodegenerative disease called spinocerebellar ataxia 2, or SCA2.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

  • Other researchers studied 11 generations descended from the grandparents of Lincoln and found that a third of the descendants had some form of a genetic defect called spinocerebellar ataxia, Grove said.

    Philly.com - Latest Videos

  • Other researchers have studied 11 generations descended from the grandparents of Lincoln and found that one-third of the descendants had some form of a genetic defect called spinocerebellar ataxia, Grove said.

    The Seattle Times

  • Another of the newly-identified markers is a gene known to cause a movement disorder called spinocerebellar ataxia, which involves the death of nerve cells in other parts of the central nervous system.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • The disease, called spinocerebellar ataxia 3 - also known as SCA3, or Machado-Joseph disease - is a genetic disorder that, like Huntington's, impairs coordination, speech, and vision and causes brain atrophy.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • It differs from spinocerebellar ataxia, which refers to several other distinct types of hereditary ataxia.

    Friedreich's Ataxia: Causes

  • And there are hypotheses about three rare genetic disorders — Marfan syndrome, spinocerebellar ataxia 5 and multiple endocrine neoplasia 2B (MEN 2B).

    The Secrets In Lincoln’s DNA

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