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neurogenic

 [noor″o-jen´ik]
1. forming nervous tissue, or stimulating nervous energy.
2. originating in the nervous system.

neu·ro·gen·ic

, neurogenetic (nū'rō-jen'ik, -jĕ-net'ik),
1. Originating in, starting from, or caused by, the nervous system or nerve impulses. Synonym(s): neurogenous
2. Relating to neurogenesis.

neurogenic

/neu·ro·gen·ic/ (-jen´ik)
1. forming nervous tissue.
2. originating in the nervous system or from a lesion in the nervous system.

neurogenic

(no͝or′ə-jĕn′ĭk, nyo͝or′-)
adj.
1. Originating in the nerves or nervous tissue: a neurogenic tumor.
2. Caused or affected by the nerves or nervous system: neurogenic disorders.

neu′ro·gen′i·cal·ly adv.

neurogenic

[-jen′ik]
Etymology: Gk, neuron + genesis, origin
1 pertaining to the formation of nervous tissue.
2 pertaining to the stimulation of nervous energy.
3 originating in the nervous system.

neurogenic

adjective Originating in nervous tissue; relating to nerves; forming nervous tissue.

neurogenic

adjective Originating in nervous tissue; relating to nerves; forming nervous tissue

neu·ro·gen·ic

, neurogenetic (nūr'ō-jen'ik, -jĕ-net'ik)
1. Originating in, starting from, or caused by, the nervous system or nerve impulses.
Synonym(s): neurogenous.
2. Relating to neurogenesis.

neurogenic

Of a lesion caused by interruption of the nerve supply.

Neurogenic

Caused by nerves; originating in the nerves.

neurogenic

1. forming nervous tissue, or stimulating nervous energy.
2. originating in the nervous system.

neurogenic atrophy
wasting of a muscle due to damage to its peripheral nerve supply.
neurogenic colic
colic in the horse, caused by stimulation of nerve supply to intestine by verminous aneurysm. Colic is spasmodic.
neurogenic hyperthermia
elevation of body temperature due to a lesion, e.g. spontaneous hemorrhage, in the hypothalamus.
neurogenic lung edema
pulmonary edema as a consequence of acute brain injury.
neurogenic muscular atrophy
see neurogenic atrophy (above).
neurogenic myopathy
the muscle lesions resulting from interruption of its nerve supply.
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Not all neurogenic bladders are the same: a proposal for a new neurogenic bladder classification system.
SCI gives rise to a number of devastating medical complications among which neurogenic bladder (NB) is an important one that results in various secondary urologic complications which continue to be a major cause of high morbidity in long-term SCI survivors in the form of a higher incidence of urinary tract infection (UTI), renal stones (8%), stones (36%), vesicoureteral reflux, hydronephrosis and renal deterioration5,6.
These findings suggest the main characteristics of neurogenic bladder due to Behcet's disease are detrusor hyperreflexia in the storage phase and detrusor-sphincter dyssynergia in the voiding phase.
Duloxetine is a potential novel drug choice for the treatment of neurogenic UI.
Although CN electrode has been used to assess jitter in MG patients and healthy controls, no report had used CN electrode to assess jitter in neurogenic diseases to investigate motor unit instability.
We hereby present a case of neurogenic bladder successfully managed with autologous mesenchymal stem cells.
Neurogenic pulmonary edema (NPE) may occur as a result of different central nervous system (CNS) diseases including brain malignancies, traumatic brain damage, infection and convulsions.
When a person has a neurogenic cough, the coughing sparks a cascade of nerve and brain responses like a string of firecrackers," says Koufman.
However, there are precautions you can take on your own to help with neurogenic bowel issues.
Neurogenic bladder (NB) is most often caused by meningomyelocele (MMC) and manifests with various lower urinary tract dysfunctions [1].
Objective: To find the frequency and types of spinal dysraphism in patients presenting with neurogenic bladder dysfunction.