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Nervous Stm.

Nervous system medical terminology & abbrevs

ambul/o,ambulat/o walk
athet/o uncontrolled
cerebell/o cerebellum
concuss/o shaken together
crani/o cranium,skull
dendr/o branching
encephal/o brain
gyr/o turning or folding
hemat/o blood
mening/o meninges
myel/o spinal cord, bone marrow
narc/o numbness or stupor
plex/o plexus,network
radicul/o root, nerve root
synaps/o,synapt/o point of contact
sympath/o sympathetic nerve
ton/o tone, tension, pressure
ax/o axis or mainstream
cerebr/o cerebrum
cephal/o head
contus/o bruise
cortic/o cortex/outer region
convolut/o coiled and twisted
dur/o dura mater
gli/o neuroglia, glue
gangli/o,ganglion/o ganglion
kinesi/o movement
medull/o inner section, medulla
noct/o night
neur/o, neur/i nerve, nervous system
poli/o gray matter of the brain/spinal cord
sulc/o groove
somn/o sleep
thalam/o thalamus,chamber
ventricul/o ventricle