direct broadcast satellite

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“DBS.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

Medical Definition


deep brain stimulation
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a therapeutic option for intractable neurological and psychiatric disorders, including Parkinson's disease and major depression.Viviana Gradinaru et al., Science
DBS involves the insertion of electrodes deep in the brain to hit a precise neuroanatomical target that is believed to be central to the disease being treated.Alison Abbott, Nature
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