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What does EEG mean?

Electroencephalogram

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Describe a partial seizure

Small area of cerebrum
Patient doesn't lose consciousness
Tremors, tongue movement

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Describe a generaliZed seizure

All brain affected
May deficate/urinate
Affects whole body
Loses consciences
May hyperventilate.

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What does idiopathic mean?

You ruled out everything else so the problem is probably hereditary

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What is encephalopathy

Degenerative disease of the brain

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What effect does kbr have?

General depressive effect

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What effect does phenobarbital have?

Depresses the cns

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What does co mean?

Tablet

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What's Algia or dynia

Pain

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What's cele mean?

Swelling

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What's ectasis and ectasia

Dilation

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What does ia mean?

A disease or condition with location indicated by the root word

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What does iasis mean?

Infestation or infection of characterized

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What does ism mean?

State or condition or result of pathologic process

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What is itis ?

Inflammation of

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What is an oma?

Tumor

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What is osis ?

Abnormal condition or process often Degenerative

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What is pathy ?

Any disorder or disease condition

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What is rrhagia?

Hemorrhage

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What does the prefix a, an mean ?

Without or not having

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What does the prefix anti mean?

Against

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What does the prefix Brady mean?

Abnormally slow

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What does the prefix contra mean?

Against or opposed

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What does the prefix de mean?

Remove, take away, loss of

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What does the prefix dia mean?

Through,apart, across or between

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What does the prefix dis mean?

Reversal or separation

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What does the prefix dys mean?

Difficult or impaired

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What does hyper mean?

Excessive or abnormally high

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What does hypo mean?

Insufficient or abnormally low

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What does mal mean?

Bad, poor

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What does patho mean?

Disease

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What does poly mean?

Many

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What does pyo mean?

Pus

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What does tachy mean?

Abnormally rapid

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What does alveolo mean?

Teeth, lungs, mammary gland

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What does angio mean?

Blood vessel

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What does aorto mean?

Aorta

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What does arterio mean?

Artery

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What does atrio mean?

Atrium

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What does broncho mean?

Bronchus

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What does cardio mean?

Heart

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What does cervico mean?

Neck/uterus

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What does cysto mean?

Bladder

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What does cyto mean?

Cells

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What does epididymo mean?

Epididymis

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What does epiglotto mean?

Epiglottis

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What does episio mean?

Vulva

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What does hemo mean?

Blood

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What does hystero mean?

Uterus

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What does labio mean?

Lips, labium

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What does laryngo mean?

Larynx

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What does lobo mean?

Lobe of lung, liver

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What does masto mean?

Mammary glands

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What does metro mean?

Uterus

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What does nephro mean?

Kidney

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What does orchio mean?

Testes

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What does ovario mean?

Ovary

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What does pharyngo mean?

Pharynx

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What does phlebo mean?

Vein

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What does pleuro mean?

Pleura

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What does pneumo mean?

Lungs, air, breath

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What does prostato mean?

Prostate gland

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What does pulmo mean?

Lungs

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What does pyelo mean?

Pelvis of kidney

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What does Reno mean?

Kidney

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What does rhino mean?

Nose

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What does salpingo mean?

Oviducts

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What does scroto mean?

Scrotum

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What does sinuso mean?

Sinus

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What does spleno mean?

Spleen

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What does stetho mean?

Chest

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What does testiculo mean?

Testes

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What does thoraco mean?

Thorax

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What does tracheo mean?

Trachea

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What does uretero?

Ureters

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What does urethro mean?

Urethra

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What does urino mean?

Urine

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What does utero mean?

Uterus

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What does vagino mean?

Vagina

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What does vaso mean?

Blood vessels

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What does veno mean?

Veins

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What does ventriculo mean?

Ventricle

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What does vulvo mean?

Vulva