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Medical Term

Nervous System

-asthenia weakness
cephal/o head
cerebell/o cerebellum
cerebr/o; encephal/o brain
crani/o head, skull
tough outer membrane surrounding the brain and spinal cord dur/o
esthesi/o feeling, sensation
gangli/o nerve bundle
gnosi/o know
hypn/o; somn/o, somn/i sleep
kinesi/o movement, motion
lob/o lobe
-mania excessive desire
meninges; membrane surrounding the brain and spinal cord mening/o, meningi/o
myel/o spinal cord, bone marrow
neur/o nerve
-paresis slight or partial paralysis
phas/o speech
-phobia excessive fear
phren/o; psych/o mind
-plegia paralysis
tax/o arrangement, order, coordination
ton/o muscle tone, tension
acrophobia fear of heights
afferent nerve carries impulses toward the central nervous system
agnosia inability to comprehend
agoraphobia fear of outdoor spaces
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) a degenerative disease of the central nervous system causing loss of muscle control; also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease
analgesic a drug that relieves pain
anesthetic a drug that causes loss of sensation
anorexia an eating disorder characterized by the patient’s refusal to eat
anosmia lack of a sense of smell
anticonvulsant a drug that opposes convulsions
antidepressant a drug that opposes depression
antipsychotic a drug that opposes psychosis
anxiolytic a drug that lessens anxiety
apathy lack of emotion
aphasia inability to speak
ataxia lack of coordination
atopognosis inability to locate a sensation
psychiatric disorder characterized by the withdrawal from communication with others. The patient is focused only on the self autism
Created by: baybro9933