ch. 10 nervous system

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  1. what does the central nervous system consist of?
    • brain
    • spinal cord
  2. what is another name for the peripheral nervous system?
    autonomic
  3. sympathetic vs. parasympathetic
    • sympathetic-turns things on, uses energy
    • parasympathetic-feed or breed, conserving energy
  4. what is the myelin sheath?
    insulation of the nerve
  5. what are meninges
    covering of central nervous system
  6. what does arachnoid space resemble?
    spider web
  7. cerebell/o
    word root for cerebellum
  8. cerebr/o
    word root for cerebrum
  9. crani/o
    word root for skull
  10. encephal/o
    word root for brain
  11. mening/o
    meninges
  12. meningi/o
    meninges
  13. myel/o
    spinal cord
  14. neur/o
    nerve
  15. alges/o
    pain
  16. algesia
    pain
  17. blast
    premative, embrionic, inmature
  18. blast/o
    premative, embrionic, inmature
  19. esthesi/o
    sensation, sensitivity
  20. esthesia
    sensation, sensitivity
  21. kenes/o
    movement
  22. kinesi/o
    movement
  23. kinesia
    movement
  24. kinesis
    movement
  25. lepsy
    seizure
  26. paresis
    paralysis
  27. plegia
    paralysis
  28. phasia
    speech
  29. syncope
    fainting
  30. what is an infarct?
    area of necrosis or dead tissue
  31. embolus
    moving clot
  32. hemorrhagic
    pertaining to rupture of blood
  33. what is another name for stroke?
    cerebrovascular accident
  34. what is a stroke?
    decreased blood flow to a portion of the brain
  35. hemorrhagic
    pertaining to rupture of blood
  36. aneurysm
    weakness in the arteriole wall
  37. cns
    central nervous system
  38. cva
    cerebrovascular accident
  39. eec
    electroencephalography
  40. ms
    multiple sclerosis
  41. tia
    transient ischemic attack
  42. what is transient
    comes and goes
  43. ischemic
    decreased blood flow

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