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Flashcards in spelling ch 10 Deck (34):
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ceph/algia

ceps-head
algid-pain
headache

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acetylcholine

neurotransmitter chemical released at the ends of nerve cell

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afferent nerve

carries messages toward the brain and spinal cord

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a/kinetic

a-no
kinetic-movement
slowing or loss of normal function of movement

5

an/algesia

an-without
aglesia-sensitivity to pain
inability of feeling pain

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an/enephaly

an-without
enepahly-brain
brain malformation

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an/esthesia

an-without
aesthesia-feeling, nervous sensation
lack of normal sensation

8

a/phasia

a-not
phasia-speech
difficulty with speech

9

a/praxia

a-not
praxis-action
movement or action has no purpose or can't fulfill the specific task

10

arachnoid membrane

middle layer of the three membrane that surround the brained spinal cord

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astrocyte

type of glial cell that transports waters and salts from capillaries

12

a/tax/ia

a-not
taxia-order;coordination
condition of decreasing coordination

13

autonomic nervous system

nervous that control involuntary body function of muscles, glands and internal organs

14

axon

microscopic fibers that carries the nervous impulse along a nerve cell

15

blood brain barrier

protective semi permeable barrier that separates the blood and brain

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bradykinesia

kiesia-movement
slowness of movement
beginning of parkinson disease

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brain stem

posterior portion connects the cerebrum with the spinal cord

18

cauda equina

collection of spinal nerves at the end of the spinal cord

19

caus/algia

caus-burning
algia-pain
feeling burning when injuries

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cell body

part of the nerve that contains the nucleus

21

central nervous system(CNS)

the brain and the spinal cord

22

ceph/algia

cephal-head
algid-pain
headache

23

cerebellar

cerebell-cerebellum
pertaining to the cerebellum

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cerebell/o/pont/ine

cerebell-cerebellum
pont-pin
relating to the pons and the cerebellum

25

cerebellum

little brain control of movement and balance

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cerebral cortex

cerebral-cerebrum
cortex-outer layer
outer later of the cerebrum

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cerebrum

large brain
in charge of judgement, thinking, personality

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coma

deep sleep

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comatose

a sleep of uncosciencess where someone can not be waken up

30

cranial nerves

twelve pairs of nerves carry messages to and from the brain

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dendrite

branches at the beginning of the of neurons that collect the electrical impulse

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dura mater

outer layer of the brains ct membrane(meninges)

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dyslexia

dys-pain, difficulty
lex-word,phrase
ia-condition
condition where the brain can not process reading

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dyskinesia

sys-difficulty
kinseia-movement
involuntary movement