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MA 70 Mod 15 Nervous

Nervous System Combining Forms, Prefixes, Suffixes and Abbreviations

a- without
para- beside
cephal/o head
cerebell/o cerebellum
cerebr/o cerebrum
dors/o, dors/i back
dur/o hard
encephal/o brain
gli/o glue
medull/o medulla oblongata
mening/o meningi/o meninges
myel/o spinal cord
neur/o nerve
phas/o speech
poli/o gray matter
pont/o pons
radicul/o nerve root
scler/o hard
spin/o spine
thalam/o thalamus
thec/o sheath (meninges)
vascul/o vessels
ventricul/o brain ventricle
ventr/o front
-al pertaining to
-algesia pain, sensitivity
-cele protrusion
-esthesia feeling, sensation
-oma growth/mass/tumor
-osis abnormal condition
-paresis weakness
-phasia speech
-plegia paralysis
-rrhage, rrhagia bursting forth/profuse bleeding or leakage
-taxia muscle coordination
ANS autonomic nervous system
CNS central nervous system
CSF cerebrospinal fluid
CT computerized tomography
CVA cerebrovascular accident
CVD cerebrovascular disease
EEG electroencephalogram, electroencephalography
LP lumbar puncture
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
PET positron emission tomography
PNS peripheral nervous system
TIA transient ischemic attack
TENS transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation
hemi- half
inter- between
intra- within
Created by: leschnei