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Stack #27953

Mod A Unit 4 Words Thompson Institute hbg

a- away from
an- without
-algia pain
brady- slow
cephal/o head
crani/o skull
dys- pain
embol/o debris
encephal/o brain
-ethesia sensation
-gnosia recognize
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
hemi- half
hyper over, above
-ia pertaining to
-ism state of
-itis inflammation
kinesi/o movement
-lepsy seizure
macro large
narc/o numbness
neur/o nerves
-osis disease
-otomy surgical incision into
par/a near
-pathy disease
-phas/o speech
-plegia paralysis
quadr/i four
thromb/o clot
agnosia loss of sensory stimuli
agraphia loss of ability to write
anencephaly absense of the brain & spinal cord
aphasia inablity to communicate through speech
bradykinesia abnormally slow movement
cephalalgia headache
craniotomy surgical incision into the cranium
dysphasia difficult speech
embolism a moving clot
encephalography study of the brain
encephalitis inflammation of the brain
hemiplegia paralysis of one side of the body
hyperesthesia excessive sensitivity to sensory stimuli
macrocephalous abnormally large head
narcolepsy sudden daytime sleep
paraplegia paralysis of the lower extremities
quadriplegia paralysis of all four extremities & trunk
thrombosis blood clot
aneurysm dilation of an artery
CNS central nervous system
CSF cerebrospinal fluid
CVA cerebrovascular accident
deficit a deficiency
dementia deteriorating memory
meninges three layers of membranes that surround the brain & spinal cord
paresthesia sensation of numbness
syncope fainting
TIA transient ischemic attack
-us thing
neuropathy disease of the nervous system
Created by: shady123