Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Nervous System

Ch.15 Key Terms

-plasty surgical repair
-rrhea Flow; Discharge
-oma Tumor; Swelling
-ectomy excision; surgical removal
-itis inflammation
-scope instrument used for visual exam
-scopy visual exam
-osis abnormal condition
-pathy disease
-graphy the procedure
-graph the machine used
-gram the report
-otomy cutting into
-lysis loosening, separating, destruction
-ictal seizure; attack
mening/o- meninges; membrane
neur/o- nerve
electro/o- electricity' electrical activity
encephal/o- brain
CSF Cerebrospinal Fluid
CVA Cerebrovascular Accident
EEG Electroencephalogram
TIA Transient Ischemic Attack
MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging
PTSD Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
-phobia abnormal fear of; sensitivity
-al pertaining to
angi/o- vessel
cerebr/o- cerebrum; brain
-ologist person who studies; specialist who treats
-ptosis drooping; sagging
-metry measurement
Created by: dgump