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Nervous System CH 10

Chabner 8ed Ch. 10 Nervous System

alges/o excessive sensitivity to pain
angi/o vessel
caus/o burn; burning
cephal/o head
cerebell/o cerebellum
cerebr/o brain; cerebrum
comat/o deep sleep (coma)
crani/o skull
cry/o cold
dur/o dura mater
encephal/o brain
esthesi/o feeling (nervous sensation)
gli/o glial cells
hydr/o water
kines/o movement
kinesi/o movement
lept/o thin, slender
lex/o word, prase
mening/o membranes, meninges
meningi/o membranes, meninges
my/o muscle
myel/o spinal cord; bone marrow
narc/o numbness; stupor; sleep
neur/o nerve
olig/o scanty
pont/o pons (a part of the brain)
radicul/o nerve root (of spinal nerves)
spin/o spin (backbone); spinal cord
syncop/o to cut off; cut short
tax/o order, coordination
thalam/o thalamus
thec/o sheath (refers to the meninges)
troph/o nourishment, development
vag/o vagus nerve (10th cranial nerve)
a- no, not, without
an- no, not, without
dys- bad; painful; difficult; abnormal
epi- above; upon; on
hemi- half
hyper- excessive, above
hypo- under, deficient, below
intra- within; into
micro- small
para- near; beside; abnormal; apart from
polio- gray matter (of brain or spinal cord)
poly- many; much
quadri- four
sub- under; below
-algesia excessive sensitivity to pain
-algia pain
-blast embryonic; immature
-cele hernia
-esthesia nervous sensation
-gram record
-graphy process of recording
-ine a substance
-itis inflammation
-kinesia movement
-kinesis movement
-kinetic movement
-lepsy seizure
-oma tumor; mass; fluid collection
-ose full of; pertaining to; sugar
-paresis weakness
-pathy disease; emotion
-phagia eating; swallowing
-phasia speech
-plegia paralysis (loss or impairment of the ability to move parts of the body)
-praxia action
-ptosis droop; sag; prolapse; fall
-sclerosis hardening
-sthenia strength
-tomy process of cutting
-trophy development; nourishment
par- abnormal
Created by: Charlene1988