Glossary

autoregulation The brain's ability to control blood flow across a wide range of systemic blood pressure.

embolism The passage of clot, bubbles, or other discrete objects through the bloodstream.

infarction Irreversible tissue damage resulting from inadequate oxygen delivery, such as that due to hypoxia or ischemia.

ischemia Insufficient blood flow leading to reversible tissue injury that may progress to infarction or resolve without causing tissue damage.

neuroprotection Drug treatments that prevent, inhibit, or block processes that damage the nervous system.

thrombolysis The process of dissolving blood clots in order to restore blood flow.

thrombosis Coagulation ofblood, the process of clotting, resulting in thrombus formation.

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