Diaschisis

Diaschisis (from Greek διάσχισις meaning `shocked throughout`) is a sudden loss (or change) of function in a portion of the brain connected to a distant, but damaged, brain area. The site of the originally damaged area and of the diaschisis are connected to each other by neurons. The loss of the damaged structure disrupts the function o.....
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diaschisis

A sudden inhibition of function produced by an acute focal disturbance in a portion of the brain at a distance from the original seat of injury, but anatomically connected with it through fibre tracts. ... Origin: G. A splitting ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Diaschisis

Neural shock, that is to say, the temporary suppression of response in healthy neural tissue close to the site of an actual lesion. Typically, this will be due to swelling at, or chemical contamination from, the primary site. Either way, it results in behavioural deficits greater than would otherwise be expected, but in respect of which some degree...
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diaschisis

Type: Term Pronunciation: dī-as′ki-sis Definitions: 1. A sudden inhibition of function produced by an acute focal disturbance in a portion of the brain at a distance from the original site of injury, but anatomically connected with it through fiber tracts.
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