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Nervous-System

Abbreviation and acronyms and terms

QuestionAnswer
AD Alzheimer disease
ADD attention deficit disorder
ADHD attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
ALS amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
anesth, anes anesthesia
ANS autonomic nervous system
BBB blood-brain barrier
BD Brian Dead
CNS central nervous system
CP cerebral palsy
CSF cerebrospinal fluid
CVA cerebrovascular accident
DT delirium tremens
EEG electoencephalogram
IQ itelligence quotient
LP Lumbar pumcture
OBS organic brain syndrome
OCD obsessive compulsive disorder
PD Parkinsons disease
Sz seizure
TIA transient ischemic attack
-algesia,alges/o pain sensitivity
cerebell/o cerebellum
cerebr/o cerebrum,brain
encephal/o brain
hydr/o water, hydrogen
hypn/o sleep
hypothalam/o hypothalamus
klept/o theft, stealing
-lepsy seizure
-lexia speech, word
-mania madness, obsessive preoccupation
mening/o meninges, membranes
-mnesia memory
myel/o bone marrow, spinal cord
narc/o numbness, stupor
neur/o nerve
-paresis partial paralysis
-phobia, phob/o fear, aversion
-plegia paralysis
psych/o mind
schiz/o split, division
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