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Chapter 5

What is the definition of ALS? Lou Gehrig's disease (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
What is the definition of CP? Cerebral palsy
What two roots mean brain? Cerebr/o and encephal/o
What is the definition of the word aphasia? The inability to speak
What is the definition of the word hyperesthesia? Increased sensation
What does the term acrophobia mean? Fear of heights
What does the term aphasia mean? The inability to speak
What is the surgical procedure craniectomy? A removal of a piece of the skull
If a patient has cephalalgia, what kind of pain are they having? Head pain
What does the term hydrophobia mean? Fear of water.
Created by: jjeffers6