• Bell's Palsy Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms
  • Cranial Nerve: These are the nerves which originate in and emerge from different parts of the brain. They are twelve pairs in number.
  • Stroke: It is described as a condition involving loss of function in particular areas of the brain due to inadequate blood circulation or hemorrhage in the area/s.
  • Skull: It is the bony case or framework which covers the brain, its blood supply and nerves.
  • Meningitis: It is the inflammation of meninges which are coverings of brain.