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Flashcards in nervous system Deck (60):
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algesi/o

pain

2

caus/o

burning

3

cerebell/o

little brain

4

cerebr/o

brain, cerebrum

5

comat/o

deep sleep, coma

6

crani/o

skull

7

dur/o

hard, dura mater

8

encephal/o

brain

9

esthesi/o

sensation

10

gli/o

glue, support/connect

11

gnos/o

to know

12

kinesi/o

movement

13

lex/o

word, phrase

14

seizure

lept/o

15

membranes, meninges

mening/o meningi/o

16

spinal cord

myel/o

17

sleep, stupor

narc/o

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nerve

neur/o

19

phas/o

speech

20

pont/o

pons

21

nerve root

radicul/o

22

body

somat/o

23

sleep

somn/o

24

spine

spin/o

25

vertebra

spondyl/o, vertebr/o

26

3 dimension, solid

stere/o

27

coordination

tax/o

28

thalamus

thalam/o

29

sheath, meninges

thec/o

30

place

top/o

31

ventricle

ventricul/o

32

vagus nerves / 10th cranial nerve

vag/o

33

pain

-algesia, algia

34

weakness

-asthenia

35

sensation

-esthesia

36

movement

-kinesia, -kinesis, -kinetic

37

seizure

-lepsy

38

partial paralysis

-paresis

39

speech

-phasia

40

paralysis

-plegia

41

action

-praxia

42

strength

-sthenia

43

ALS

amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

44

AVM

arteriovenous malformation

45

CSF

cerebrospinal fluid

46

CT

computerized tomography

47

CVA

cerebrovascular accident

48

ICP

intracranial pressure

49

LP

lumbar puncture

50

MG

myasthenia gravis

51

MS

multiple sclerosis

52

PET

positron emitted tomography

53

TBI

traumatic brain injury

54

TIA

transient ischemic attack

55

sleep

hypn/o

56

knowledge

gnos/o

57

abnormal impulse toward something or someone

-mania

58

craving for, affinity for

-philia

59

feeling

-phoria

60

mind

-phrenia