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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
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