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Cephal/o Head
Encephal/o brain
neur/o Nerve
The suffix -plegia paralysis
the suffix-phasia speech
what is the nervous systems resposible for? for coordinating all the activity of the body
what are the two basic types of cells in the nervous tissue consist of? neurons and neuroglial cells
Grey matter is comprised of unsheathed or uncovered bodies and dendrites
White matter is myelinated nerve fibers
The largest section of the brain is? Cerebrum
The cerebrum is subdivided into left and right halves called? cerebral hemispheres
the final portion of the brain is the? brain stream
the brain and the spinal cord is also protected by? cerebrospinal fluid
dura mater also means? tough mother
this is where either type of nerve is attached to the nervous system? nerve root
What is the name of the cranial nerves that carries impulses for sense of sight? optic
What is the name of the cranial nerves that controls facsial musles for expression salivation and taste on two thirds of tongue (anterior) Facial
Cephalagia Head Pain
Nerve tumor Neuroma
Dysphasia Difficult speech
Palsy temporary or permanant loss of the ability to control movement
Syncope Faint
Created by: chrisjess2009