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Ch15 Ner Sy & Psych

Nervous Sys & Psychological Disorders combining form & abbr

dendr(o) tree
nerv(o), neur(o) nerve
gli(o) neuroglia or a sticky substance
cerebell(o) cerebellum
cerebr(o),encephal(o) brain (cerebro sometimes means cerebrum
myel(o) spinal cord (sometimes bone marrow)
mening(i), mening(o) spider or arachnoid (a meningeal memebrane)
chem(o) chemical
mechan(o) mechanical
noc(i) cause harm, injury or pain
phot(o) light
therm(o) heat
ir(o), irdi(o) iris
kerat(o) cornea; hard, horny
ocul(o), ophthalm(o) eye
dacry(o), lacrim(o) tear
opt(o), optic(o) vision
audi(o) audio
ot(o) ear
pseud(o) false
-ashenia weakness
-esthesia sensitivity to pain
ment(o), psych(o) mind
phren(o) mind or diaphragm
pyr(o) fire
schist(o), schiz(o) split
idio- individual
ach acetylcholine
add attention deficit disorder
adhd attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
als amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
cns central nervous system
csf cerebrospinal fluid
cva cerebrovascular accident, costovertebral angle
dsm diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders
dtr deep tendon reflex
eeg electroencephalogram
icp intracranial pressure
ms multiple sclerosis
ocd obsessive compulsive disorder
pet positron emisson tomography
pns peripheral nervous system
sci spinal cord injury
tens transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation
tia transient ischemic attack
Created by: LSerreia