Nervous System

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Nervous System
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2011-10-17 11:32:45
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  1. cerebell/o
    cerebelum
  2. cerebr/o
    cerebrum
  3. dur/o
    dura mater
  4. encephal/o
    brain
  5. gli/o
    glial cells
  6. lept/o
    thin, slender
  7. mening/o, meningi/o
    membranes, meninges
  8. my/o
    muscle
  9. myel/o
    spinal cord
  10. neur/o
    nerve
  11. pont/o
    pons
  12. radicul/o
    nerve root
  13. thalam/o
    thalamus
  14. thec/o
    sheath
  15. vag/o
    vagus nerve
  16. alges/o,
    excessiv sensitivity to pain
  17. caus/o
    burning
  18. comat/o
    deep sleep
  19. esthesi/o
    feeling, nervous sensation
  20. kines/o, kinesi/o
    movement
  21. -lepsy
    seizure
  22. lex/o
    word, phrase
  23. -paresis
    weakness , slight paralysis
  24. -phasia
    speech
  25. -plegia
    paralysis
  26. -praxia
    action
  27. -sthenia
    strength
  28. syncop/o
    to cut off, cut short
  29. tax/o
    order, coordination
  30. -algia
    pain
  31. -esthesia
    feeling, nervous sensation
  32. -kinesia, kinesis, kinetic
    movement
  33. AD
    Alzheimer disease
  34. AFP
    alpha-fetoprotein
  35. ALS
    Lou Gehrig Disease
  36. CNS
    central nervous system
  37. CSF
    cerebrospinal fluid
  38. CT
    computed tomography
  39. CVA
    cerebrovascular accident
  40. EEG
    electroencephalography
  41. LP
    lumbar puncture
  42. MAC
    monitored anesthetic care
  43. MG
    myasthenia gravis
  44. MRA
    magnetic resonance angiography
  45. MRI
    magnetic resonance imaging
  46. MS
    multiple sclerosis
  47. PET
    positron emission tomography
  48. Sz
    seizure
  49. TIA
    transient ischemic attack

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