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cerebr/o brain ex: cerebropathy-disease of the cerebrum cerebrospinal-pertaining to the brain and spinal cord
encephal/o brain ex:encephalitis-inflammatioin of the brain encephalogram-record of the brain
cerebell/o Cerebellum(section of the brain that is located below the cerebrum) cerebellar-pertaining to the cerebellum cerebellitis-inflammation of the cerebellum
lob/o lobe
lobotomy incision into a lobo
lobectomy removal of a lobe
cephal/o head
microcephaly abnormally small head
macrocephaly abnormally large head
crani/o head or skull
craniometer device to measure the skull
craniomalacia softening of the skull
mening/o, meningi/o meninges
meningitis inflammation of the meninges
meningopathy disease of the meninges
dur/o dura
epidural pertaining to above the dura
subdural hematoma a collection of blood in the space below the dura
neur/o nerve
neuralgia nerve pain
neuropathy nerve disease
gangli/o bundle
ganglion pertaining to a nerve bundle
ganglitis inflammation of a ganglion
myel/o spinal cord or bone marrow
myelitis inflammation of the spinal cord
myelodysplasia defective formation of the spinal cord
esthesi/o feeling or sensation
anesthesia lack of sensation
hyperesthesia increased sensitivity to stimuli
phas/o speech
aphasia lack of speech
phren/o, psych/o mind
phrenetic pertaining to the mind
psychology study of the mind
somn/o, somn/i, hypn/o sleep
somnography process of recording sleep
insomnia inability to sleep
hypnosis condition of sleep
gnosi/o knowledge
agnosia lack of knowledge
atopgnosis inability to locate a sensation
diagnosis what the health care professional thinks a patient has
prognosis the chances for things getting better or worse
mania excessive desire
pyromania desire to set fire
kleptomania desire to steal
phobia excessive fear
photophobia fear of the light, also defined as hypersensitivity to light
hydrophobia fear of water
micellaneous neurologic conditions: neuroglycopenia low blood sugar that interferes with normal brain activity
micellaneous neurologic conditions: nystagmus involuntary back and forth eye movements
related to anatomy: afferent nerve sensory nerve; goes from periphery to central nervous system
related to anatomy: efferent nerve motor nerve; goes from the central nervous system to the periphery
specialists: anesthesiologist doctor who specialized in anesthesiology (study of blocking sensation of pain)
specialists: psychiatrist medical doctor who specializes in the treatment of the mind (psychiatry)
specialists: psychologist doctor who specializes in the study of the mind (psychology)
diagnostic terms: neurogenic originating from nerves
diagnostic terms: psychosomatic pertaining to relationship of the body and the mind
Abb.: CNS central nervous system
Abb.: CSF cerebrospinal fluid
Abb.: PNS Peripheral nervous system
Abb: TIA transient ischemic attack
Abb: EEG electroencephalogram
Abb: EMG electromyogram
Abb: ICP intracranial pressure
Abb: LOC level of consciousness
Abb: LP lumbar puncture
abb: ADHD attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
Abb: OCD obsessive compulsive disorder
Abb: ALS amytrophic lateral sclerosis
Abb: CP cerebral palsy
Abb: CVA cerebrovascular accident
Abb: HD Huntington's disease
Created by: Gabgua2083
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