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    inflammation of the protective membranes that surround the brain and the spinal cord known as the “meninges”. The meninges which consist of three layers can be inflamed by many infectious pathogens, microorganisms, other living organisms such as fungi and non-infectious conditions that fortunately have many treatment options that can cure meningitis completely. The primary function of the meninges and of the cerebrospinal fluid is to protect the central nervous system. The cerebrospinal fluid which

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    Meningitis occurs when bacteria or viruses invade the bloodstream and infect the meninges. The bacteria or viruses multiply rapidly and cause the meninges to inflame and swell. The brain is subjected to an increase in pressure that can cause symptoms such as a headache and a stiff neck. In the most severe cases, this can cause injury to the brain. Infection can also spread to the inner ear, damaging the hair cells in the cochlea or causing inflammation of the auditory nerve, resulting in sensorineural

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    The Human Nervous System

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    The Human Nervous system is the most complex of the body, it is our essential controller; this system is independent and governs our cerebrations, emotions, and functions. It additionally avails with sending, receiving, and transforming nerve impulses. The sensory system incorporates nerves, tactile organs, the mind, and muscles. This system is furthermore classified as the visceral motor system separating it from the somatic motor system. The most essential organs of the ANS are named the viscera

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    Infectious Disease: Meningitis Essay

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    Meningitis, also known as spinal meningitis, is a viral or bacterial infection causing inflammation of the membranes, called meninges. Meninges act as a natural protective barrier that surrounds the brain and spinal cord. When the barrier is permeable, infections are able to transmit a disease in or through and cause serious or even fatal effects. There are different causes for the different categories of meningitis resulting in different symptoms and severities in each. One of the four different

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    Meningitis College Essay

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    treatments and vaccines have been developed. Third Grade Level Disease Description: Bacterial meningitis is the swelling of the meninges. In the back of the brain, there are three protective membranes called the meninges (Mandal). During bacterial meningitis, bacteria invade the brain. This causes the immune system to enter and try to stop the disease (Mandal). In doing so, the meninges swell to stop the spread the virus, but this unfortunately causes damage to the brain and spinal area (Mandal). A person

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    system (a component of the immune response). The bacteria then travel to the meninges, the membranes that encase the brain. The circulatory system and the central nervous system are separated by three layers called the blood-brain barrier: the dura mater (the outermost layer), the arachnoid (the middle layer made of connective tissue), and the pia mater (which comes in contact with the meninges). Although “the meninges are difficult to infect” due to an effective blood-brain

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    The peripheral nervous system includes two separately functioning additives: the sensory department and the motor division. The sensory division gives suitable responses from sensory receptors to the relevant worried gadget. Sensory neurons transmit reactive responses from the periphery to the imperative fearful device even as the motor division conducts action potentials from effector organs which include muscular tissues and glands. In assessment, motor neurons transmit motion potentials from

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    Meningitis instantly can strike and the impact of that strike can forever last a lifetime.  Meningitis is the inflammation and infection of the meninges that surround your brain and spinal cord.  This infection, which can be bacterial, viral or fungal can be very serious and can cause prolonged effects.  One such effect is hearing loss, profound hearing loss.  Meningitis is a dangerous infection because the brain is so delicate.  The history of meningitis was first heard of in Geneva in 1805.   In

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    Enteroviruses are present in the fetus, mucus, and saliva of infected people (Bennington 3). The viruses or organisms reach the meninges from foci in the body via blood or lymph, through trauma, or from adjacent bony structures such as the sinuses (Thomas 1027). Meningitis has harmful symptoms such as irregular fever, loss appetite, intense headache, constipation, intolerance to light

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    medulla to the second lumbar vertebra in the spinal canal, which is above the small of the back, a distance of about 17 inches. Nerves entering and leaving the spinal cord carry impulses to and from the control centers. The Meninges I. There are three membranes called meninges, they surround both the brain and the spinal cord, they are the dura mater, the arachnoid mate, and the pia mater  The dura mater is the tough outer covering  The arachnoid mater is the middle, loosely structured layer Cerebrospinal

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