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Flashcards in nervous sys Deck (58)
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cerebr/o

cerebrum

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crain/o

cranium

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encephal/o

brain

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ganglio/o

ganglion (knot)

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gli/o

glue, neuroglial tissue

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kinesi/o

movement

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lept/o

thin, slender

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lex/o

word, phrase

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mening/o

meninges (membranes covering the brain and spinal cord)

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myel/o

bone marrow, spinal cord

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narc/o

stupor, numbness, sleep

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neur/o

nerve

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radicul/o

nerve root

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sthen/o

strength

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thalam/o

thalamus

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thec/o

sheath (usually referring to meninges)

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ton/o

tension

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ventricul/o

ventricle

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-algesia

pain

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-algia

pain

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-asthenia

weakness, debility

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-esthesia

feeling

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-kinesia

movement

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-lepsy

seizure

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-paresis

partial paralysis

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-phasia

speech

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-plegia

paralysis

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-taxia

order, coordination

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pachy-

thick

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para-

near, beside, beyond

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syn-

union, together, joined

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uni-

one

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crani/o/malacia

softening of the cranium, -malacia: softening

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encephal/o/cele

herniation of the brain, cele:hernia, swelling

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gangli/ectomy

excision of a ganglion

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gli/oma

tumor of neuroglial tissue

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brady/kines/ia

condition of slowed movement, brady: slow, ia: condition

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lept/o/mening/o/pathy

disease of the thin meninges

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dys/lex/ia

difficulty using words, dys: bad, difficult, lex: word, phrase, ia: condition

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mening/o/cele

herniation of the meninges

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meningi/oma

tumor of the meninges

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narc/o/tic

relating to sleep, -tic: pertaining to

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neur/o/lysis

destruction of a nerve, -lysis separation, destruction, loosening

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radicul/algia

pain in the nerve root

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hyper/sthen/ia

condition of excessive strength

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intra/thec/al

pertaining to space within a sheath, intra: in, within, -al: pertaining to

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dys/ton/ia

poor muscle tone

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ventricul/itis

inflammation of the ventricles (heart of brain)

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an/algesia

absence of pain

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syn/algia

joined, referred, pain

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my/asthenia

muscle weakness, my: muscle

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hyper/esthesia

increased feeling

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narc/o/lepsy

seizure of sleep

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hemi/paresis

partial paralysis of one-half of the body

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a/phasia

without speech

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quadri/plegia

paralysis of four extremities

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a/taxia

without coordination

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pachy/mening/itis

inflammation of the dura mater