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MrsC Med Term Ch 10

MrsC Med Term Chap 10 Nervous

a-, an none, without
dys bad, painful
hyper excessive, above
Intra within
Kines/o or kinesi/o movement
meningo meninges
My/o muscle
Neur/o nerve
poly many
thrombo clot
CSF cerebral spinal fluid
CNS central nervous system
aphasia unable to speak effectively
bradykinesia Condition of slow movement
Cerebral palsy partial paralysis or complete loss of motor function due to lack of oxygen either during pregnancy or in the perinatal period
cerebrosclerosis abnormal hardening of the arteries in the brain
Dementia progressive mental deterioration
dysphasia difficulty speaking
Gait walking
Hydrocephalus abnormal accumulation of CSF in brain
meningomyelocele external sac contains meninges, CSF and the spinal cord
myelomalacia abnormal softening of the spinal cord
Parkinsons disease Degeneration of nerves in the basal ganglia occurs in later life; leading to tremors, shuffling gait, and muscle stiffness; dopamine, a neurotransmitter is deficient in the brain
thrombosis abnormal condition of a blood clot in the artery leading to the brain
encephalitis inflammation of the brain
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