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Chapter 4 Nervous Sy

Chapter 4 Nervous System

TermDefinition
cerebell/o cerebellum
cerebr/o cerebrum
duro dura mater
encephala/o brain
gli/o glial cells
lept/o thin,slender
mening/o, meningi/o membranes, meninges
my/o muscle
myel/o spinal cord(means bone marrow in other contexts)
neur/o nerve
pont/o pons
;gia/o nerve root(of spinal verves)
thalam/o thalamus
thec/o sheath(refers to the meninges)
vag/o vagus nerve(10th cranial nerve)
alges/o, -algesia sensitivity to pain
-algia pain
caus/o burning
comat/o deep sleep
esthesi/o, -esthesia feeling, nervous sensation
kines/o, kinesi/o -keneisa, -kenesis, -kinetic movement
-lepsy seizure
lex/o word,phrase
-paresus weakness
-phasia speech
-plegia paralysis(loss or impairment of the ability move parts of the body)
-praxia action
-sthenia strength
syncop/o to cut off, cut short
tax/o order, coordination
Created by: JP84