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Cerebell/o

Cerebellum

1

Cerebr/o

Cerebrum

2

Dur/o

Dura mater

3

Encephal/o

Brain

4

Gli/o

Glial cells

5

Lept/o

Thin, slender

6

Mening/o, meningi/o

Membranes, meninges

7

My/o

Muscle

8

Myel/o

Spinal cord or bone marrow

9

Neur/o

Nerve

10

Pont/o

Pons

11

Radicul/o

Nerve root (of spinal nerves)

12

Thalam/o

Thalamus

13

Thec/o

Sheath (refers to the meninges)

14

Vag/o

Vagus nerve (10th cranial nerve)

15

Alges/o,

Excessive sensitivity to pain

16

-algesia

Excessive sensitivity to pain

17

-algia

Pain

18

Caus/o

Burning

19

Comat/o

Deep sleep

20

Esthesi/o

Feeling, nervous sensation

21

-esthesia

Feeling, nervous sensation

22

Kines/o, kinesi/o

Movement

23

-kinesia, -kinesis, -kinetic

Movement

24

-lepsy

Seizure

25

Lex/o

Word, phrase

26

-paresis

Weakness

27

-phasia

Speech

28

-plegia

Paralysis

29

-praxia

Action

30

-sthenia

Strength

31

Syncop/o

To cut off, cut short

32

Tax/o

Order, coordination

33

AD

Alzheimer disease

34

AFP

Alpha-fetoprotein

35

ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

36

AVM

Arteriovenous malformation

37

BBB

Blood-brain barrier

38

CNS

Central nervous system

39

CSF

Cerebrospinal fluid

40

CT

Computed tomography

41

CVA

Cerebrovascular accident

42

EEG

Electroencephalography

43

GABA

Gamma-aminobutyric acid

44

ICP

Intracranial pressure

45

LP

Lumbar puncture

46

MAC

Monitored anesthetic care

47

MG

Myasthenia gravis

48

MRA

Magnetic resonance angiography

49

MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging

50

MS

Multiple sclerosis

51

1/2 P

Hemiparesis

52

PCA

Patient-controlled analgesia

53

PET

Positron emission tomography

54

PNS

Peripheral nervous system

55

PSRS

Proton stereotactic radiosurgery

56

Sz

Seizure

57

TBI

Traumatic brain injury

58

TENS

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation

59

TIA

Transient ischemic attack

60

TLE

Temporal lobe epilepsy

61

tPA

Tissue plasminogen activator