Ch. 10 Nervous system

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  1. what makes up the central nervous system?
    brain and spinal cord
  2. what does the peripheral nervous system do?
    autonomic functions such as breathing
  3. sympathetic vs. parasympathetic
    • sympathetic-turns things on
    • parasympathetic-feed or breed, conserving energy
  4. what are the parts of the brain
    • cerebrum
    • cerebral cortex
    • ventricle-hollow chamber
    • cerebral spinal fluid
    • lumbar punture
    • cerebellum
  5. cuada equina
    nerve endings at the end of the spinal cord resembling a horses tail
  6. crebell/o
    word root for cerebrum
  7. crani/o
    word root for skull
  8. encephal/o
    word root for skull
  9. mening/o, meningi/o
    meninges
  10. myel/o
    spinal cord
  11. neur/o
    nerve
  12. alges/o
    pain
  13. algesia
    pain
  14. blast, blast/o
    premative, embrionic, inmature
  15. esthesi/o, esthesia
    sensation, sensitivity
  16. kenes/o
    movement
  17. 0kinesi/o
    movement
  18. kinesia
    movement
  19. kinesis
    movement
  20. lepsy
    seizure
  21. paresis
    paralysis
  22. plegia
    paralysis
  23. phasia
    speech
  24. syncope
    fainting
  25. what is the purpose of the myelin sheath
    insulates the nerve
  26. what is a stroke?
    decreased blood flow to a portion of the brain
  27. infarct
    area of necrosis or death tissue
  28. necro
    death
  29. thrombus
    blood clot
  30. aneurysm
    weakness in the arteriole wall

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