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Chapter 5 Med Term

The Nervous System- Neurology and Psychiatry

Aphasia a/phas/ia Def: Inability to speak.
Dyskinesia dys/kinesia Def: Difficulty moving.
Myoclonus myo/clonus Def: Muscle twitching.
Dystonia dys/ton/ia Def: Condition characterized by involuntary movements.
Agoraphobia agora/phobia Def: Fear of outdoor spaces.
Kleptomania klepto/mania Def: Desire to steal.
Acrophobia acro/phobia Def: Fear of heights.
Encephaalgia encephal/algia Def: Brain pain.
Cephalagia or Cephalodynia cephal/algia or cephalo/dynia Def: Head pain.
Monopariesis mono/paresis Def: Partial paralysis of one limb.
Epilepsy epi/lepsy Def: A disease marked by seizures.
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