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CNS

central nervous system

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encephal/o

brain

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cephal/o

head, crown

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crani/o

skull

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cerebell/o

cerebellum
responsible for coordination

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cerebr/o

cerebrum
thinking part of brain

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cognitive

our ability to think, learn, and describe

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meninges

mening/o, mennig/i
layers around brain

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Radic/o
Radicul/o
Rhiz/o

nerve roots

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mononeuropathy

disease affecting a single nerve

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myel/o

spinal cord

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neur/o

nerves

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sensory organs

eyes, ears, nose, touch, taste

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anesthesiologist

without feeling specialist

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esthesi/o

feeling

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psychologist (not MD)

specialist in mind

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psychiatrist

specialist like MD

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psychiatry

feild of the mind

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conscious

being alert or aware

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A&O

alert and orented

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syncopal episode

fainting

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LOC

Loss Of Consciousness

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Coma

really deep state of Unconsciousness

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aneurysm

weak spot in wall of artery and it burst

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stroke

damage to brain that occurs when there is disuption of blood to brain

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TIA

Transient Ischemic Attack

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aphasia

without ability to speech

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hyperesthesia

excessive feeling sensation
Over sensitive

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seizure

convulsions, -ictal

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CP

cerebral palsy

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sciatica

pain affecting back, hip, and outer leg.
Nerve root pinched

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Paresis, -plegia

paralysis
loss of sensation and voluntary muscle movement

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Hemiparesis or hemi plegia

paralysis of one half of body

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paraplegia

paralysis of legs and lover body

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quadriplegia

Neck down paralysis

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monoplegia

paralysis of one limb

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ADD

Attention deficit disorder

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ADHD

attention deficit/hyperactive disorder

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concussion

violent shaking or jarring of the brain

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A + O x 3

Alert and Oriented times times 3

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MS

Multiple sclerosis

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CAT

computed axial tomography

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PERRLA

pupils are Equal, Round, Responsive to light and accommodation

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analgesic

drug that relieves pain

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anesthesia

without feeling of normal sensation

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MRI

magnetic resonance imaging

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EEG

electroencephalogram

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HA

headache