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NERVOUS SYSTEM

CHAPT 5

TermDefinition
CEREBR/O, ENCEPHAL/O BRAIN
CEREBELL/O CEREBELLUM
LOB/O LOBE
CEPHAL/O HEAD
CRANI/O HEAD, SKULL
MENING/O, MENINGI/O MENINGES ( MEMBRANE SURROUNDING THE BRAIN AND SPINAL CORD)
DUR/O DURA ( TOUGH OUTER MEMBRANE SURROUNDING THE BRAIN AND SPINAL CORD)
NEUR/O NERVE
GANGLI/O NERVE BUNDLE
MYEL/O SPINAL CORD, BONE MARROW
ESTHESI/O FEELING, SENSATION
PHAS/O SPEECH
PHREN/O, PSYCH/O MIND
SOMN/O, SOMN/I, HYPN/O SLEEP
GNOSI/O KNOW
-MANIA EXCESSIVE DESIRE
-PHOBIA EXCESSIVE FEAR OR SENSITIVITY
-PARESIS SLIGHT OR PARTIAL PARALYSIS
TON/O MUSCLE TONE, TENSION, PRESSURE
KINESI/O, KINET/O MOVEMENT, MOTION
TAX/O ARRANGEMENT, ORDER, COORDINATION
-PLEGIA PARALYSIS
-ASTHENIA WEAKNESS
ADHD ATTENTION - DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER
ALS LOU GEHRIG'S DISEASE ( AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS)
CNS CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
CP CEREBRAL PALSY
CSF CEREBROSPINAL FLUID
CVA CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT
EEG ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAM
EMG ELECTROMYOGRAM
HD HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE
ICP INTRACRANIAL PRESSURE
LOC LEVEL OF CONSCIOUSNESS
LP LUMBAR PUNCTURE
MRA MAGNETIC RESONANCE ANGIOGRAPHY
MS MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
OCD OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER
PET POSITION EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY
PNS PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
SRS STEREOTACTIC RADIOSURGERY
TIA TRANSIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACK
Created by: gboyer