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lcc ch 10 meda 102

nervous system

cerebr/o largest parts of brain
encephal/o entire brain
esthesi/o sensation
gangli/o ganglion (knot)
gnos/o knowing
somn/i sleep
somn/o sleep
lex/o word or phrase
phas/o speech
somat/o body
tax/o order or cordination
thalam/o thalamus (a room)
-asthenia weakness
-mania condition of abnormal impulse toward
frontal lobe responsible for personality
temporal lobe responsible for hearing, taste, and smell
thalamus (diencephalon) relay sensory for infor to cortext
cerebellum control and cordination of skeletal muscles
brainstem responsible for breathing, heart rate, and body temperature
meninges three membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord
spinal nerves 31 pairs of nerves arising from the spinal cord
motor nerves nerves that conduct motor impulses from the brain to muscles and glands
aphasia condition without speech
dysphasia difficulty speaking
coma decreased consciousness
delirium state of mental confusion due to disturbances in cerebral function
motor dificit loss or impairment of muscle function
neuralgia pain along the course of a nerve
hemiparesis partial paralysis of the right or left half of the body
syncope fainting
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Lou Gehrig disease
Alzheimer disease irreversible deterioration
cerebral palsy damage to the cerebrum during development or injury at birth
verbrovascular accident stroke damage to the brain caused be cerebrovascular disease
transient ischemic attack often precedes a CVA
epilepsy disorder affecting the cetral nervous system characterized by recurrent seizures
tonic-clonic previously termed grand mal (big bad) seizure
herpe zoster viral disease affecting the peripheral nerves. also know as shingles
hydrocephalus hydrocephaly anoral accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid in the ventricles
migrain headache accompanied by disordered vision, nausea, and/or vomiting
multiple sclerosis characterized by the demyelination
Parkinson disease tremor, rigidity of muscles, and slow movemets usually occurring later in life.
Created by: bblodgett