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Med 104 Mrs. D

Flashcards Ch. 9

TermDefinition
epilep- seizure
-tic pertaining to
electr/o- electricity
encephal/o- brain
neur/o- nerve
ict- seizure
seiz- to grab, convulse
myel- spinal cord
neur/i- nerve
cerebr/o- brain
spin- spinal cord
cerebell- little brain
cerebrum brain
occipit- back of head
tempor- temple, side of head
coma deep sleep, trance
crani- skull, cranium
cervic- neck
sacr- sacrum
vertebr- vertebra
thorac- chest
conscious- aware
aneurysm dilation
-paresis weakness
pleg- paralysis
thromb/o- clot
-lytic relating to dissolving or destroying
epilep- seizure
narc/o- stupor
-lepsy seizure
ict- seizure
epilept- seizure
brachy- short
-therapy medical treatment
contus- bruise
-somn- sleep
alges- sensation of pain
mening/i- meninges
mening/o- meninges
encephal- brain
myel- spinal cord
-lysis destruction
toxin- poison
cephal- head
hydr/o- water
hydrocephalus enlarged head due to excess CSF in the cerebral ventricles
neuropathy any disease of the nervous system
insomnia inability to sleep
nacrolepsy seizure of stupor
cranial pertaining to the head
epileptic seizure
ictal seizure
postictal pertaining to after a seizure
vertebral pertaining to the vertebra
electroencephalogram record of the electrical activity of the brain
hemiparesis weakness on half of the body
hemiplegia paralysis on half of the body
meningitis inflammation of the meninges
cerebrospinal pertaining to the brain and spinal cord
antiepileptic against the seizure
neurology study of the nerves
cerebrum brain
cerebral pertaining to the brain
thoracic pertaining to the chest
cervical pertaining to the neck
Created by: Mrs.Debo