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  1. SEER SEER
    SEER: The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Ends Results (SEER) program that maintains statistics on cancer in the US. SEER is part of the National Cancer Institute. For more information, see: SEER program....
  2. SEER program SEER program
    SEER program: The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) program of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), an authoritative source of information on cancer incidence and survival in the US. The SEER program is the only comprehensive source of population-based information in the US that inc...
  3. Segawa dystonia Segawa dystonia
    Segawa Dystonia: An important variant form of dopa-responsive dystonia (DRD). DRD typically begins in childhood or adolescence with progressive difficulty in walking and, in some cases, with spasticity. DRD, by definition, can be successfully treated with dopa. In Segawa dystonia, the symptoms fluc...
  4. Segment, genomic Segment, genomic
    Segment, genomic : A region of the genome; it encompasses objects described as loci or probes. Genomic segments can range in size from points to regions as large as an entire chromosome. There are many types of genomic regions. On a technical level, they include genes, gene elements, amplimers (PCR ...
  5. Segmental arterial Doppler pressures Segmental arterial Doppler pressures
    Segmental arterial Doppler pressures: A test that measures the blood pressures in the legs to make sure there is normal blood flow. The test is usually done when there is intermittent claudication (leg pain on exercise). Normally the blood pressures in the legs are similar to those in the arms. Low...
  6. Seizure Seizure
    Seizure: Uncontrolled electrical activity in the brain, which may produce a physical convulsion, minor physical signs, thought disturbances, or a combination of symptoms. The type of symptoms and seizures depend on where the abnormal electrical activity takes place in the brain, what its cause i...
  7. Seizure disorders Seizure disorders
    Seizure disorders: One of a great many medical conditions that are characterized by episodes of uncontrolled electrical activity in the brain (seizures). Some seizure disorders are hereditary, but others are caused by birth defects or environmental hazards, such as lead poisoning. Seizure diso...
  8. Seizure, absence Seizure, absence
    Seizure, absence: See: Absence seizure....
  9. Seizure, astatic Seizure, astatic
    Seizure, astatic: See: Atonic seizure....
  10. Seizure, atonic Seizure, atonic
    Seizure, atonic: See: Atonic seizure....
  11. Seizure, automatic Seizure, automatic
    Seizure, automatic: See: Automatic seizure....
  12. Seizure, centrencephalic Seizure, centrencephalic
    Seizure, centrencephalic: See: Grand mal....
  13. Seizure, clonic Seizure, clonic
    Seizure, clonic: See: Clonic seizure....
  14. Seizure, complex partial Seizure, complex partial
    Seizure, complex partial: A form of partial seizure during which the person loses awareness. The patient does not actually become unconscious, and he or she may carry out actions as complex as walking, talking, or driving. The patient may have physical, sensory, and thought disturbances. When the se...
  15. Seizure, febrile Seizure, febrile
    Seizure, febrile: See: Febrile seizure....