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Nervous System Terms

Encephal/o is the root word pertaining to what? The brain.
What does one fear if they have acrophobia? Heights!
A spinal tap is another name for the diagnostic procedure known as ____. Lumbar puncture (LP).
What does TIA stand for? Transient ischemic attack.
What does a neurectomy do? The procedure is done to remove a nerve.
True or false: Nyctophobia is the fear of fish. False. Nyctophobia is the fear of night and ichthyphobia is the fear of fish.
Myel/o is the root word pertaining to what? Spinal cord and bone marrow.
What term pertains to the time between seizures? Interictal.
What does CVA stand for? Cerebrovascular accident.
True of false: Having Dysphasia means it is difficult to speak. True!
Created by: chan1994