Vulcan nerve pinch
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A Vulcan technique that applies pressure to the base of the neck, immediately rendering the subject unconscious but ultimately unharmed. The technique seems to work on most humanoid species, however few...
direct reticular stimulation
Medical procedure which applies electrical energy directly to a humanoid nervous system in an effort to revive neural activity, using a neural stimulator device. When Natasha Yar was critically wounded...
The instrument used to increase neural activity in the central nervous system of a dying humanoid brain. When Natasha Yar was critically wounded by Armus, a neural stimulator was used as part of direct...
The basic physical and neurological characteristics on all aspects of a given life-form. Dr. Phlox prepares one based on the Xindi probe pilot's corpse that survived the attack on Earth, and finds its...
A particular grouping of deadly virus types, this plague is an extremely virulent and unclassified strain of plasma which threatened the dense population of the Rachelis system in 2365. In 2295, Doctor...
Afflictions encountered whose chief symptoms include the rapid aging of human tissue and body systems. One, discovered in 2267 at Gamma Hydra IV, was induced by radiation from a comet passing through the...
These radio beacons are standard equipment onboard Federation starships and are capable of transmitting automated warning messages to send other ships away should a ship and its crew become dangerously...
A surgical technique originally developed by Doctor Van Doren in which a patient's diseased or injured heart is replaced by an artificial device. In 2327 and again in 2365, Captain Jean-Luc Picard underwent...
neural output pods
A specific component of the VISOR worn by the sightless U.S.S. Enterprise Chief Engineer Geordi La Forge, enabling him to see. This component of the VISOR transmits the visual data directly into brain....
Blood pyrasites, distillate
To put Federation negotiator Mendoza out of commission during the Barzan wormhole bargaining in 2366, the Ferengi used a distillate of their own daimon's blood pyrasites to wreak a serious allergic reaction....
Disease that broke out on Nahmi IV in 2366, prompting aid from the Mikulaks in the way of special tissue samples that may have provided a cure. During transport, it was discovered that the Mikulaks used...
motor assist bands
Several small, electronically sensitive strap-like devices used with neurologically damaged patients in assisting motor recovery. By providing electrical stimulation to the patient's limbs, injured or...
Deprival of sleep from the "rapid-eye movement" phase restricts dreaming and causes the loss of concentration and cognitive abilities. Paranoia, hallucinations, and insanity are all common symptoms. While...
An experimental rybo-therapy "decades ahead" of standard treatment for neural metaphasic shock in 2368. According to Dr. Toby Russell, who used it in vain aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise on a survivor from...
Developed by neurogeneticist Doctor Toby Russell, an experimental medical device able to translate a particular genetic code into a specific set of replication directions which instruct the replicative...
A drug used to treat neural metaphasic shock when a patient's blood pressure is too low to use the standard remedy, leporazine. But Dr. Russell assumed a severely injured U.S.S. Denver survivor in triage...
Used to stabilize a patient undergoing seizures or shock. Dr. Crusher used 2 cc in a hypospray on Captain Picard when he went into convulsions amid signs of massive body tissue failure when the Kataanan...
Barclay's Proto-Morphosis Syndrome
A syndrome where intron release causes a de-evolution within a patient's DNA. The virus is caused by the invasion of genetic codes by synthetic T-cells, and was named for Lieutenant (j.g.) Reginald Barclay...