Course 3, Lesson 28 - Neurological System Terminology

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  1. OD, oculus dexter
    OS, oculus sinister
    • right eye
    • left eye
  2. /active
    acting
  3. /ferent
    carry
  4. gangli/o
    • knot
    • group of nerve cell bodies outside the CNS
  5. /glia
    type of brain cell
  6. /ite (noun)
  7. /lepsy
    /leptic
    • seizure
    • taking hold of
  8. /mentia
    condition of the mind
  9. /opaque
    impervious to light or x-rays
  10. /opia
    /opsia
    vision
  11. /paresis
    /paretic
    • relaxation
    • slight or incomplete paralysis
  12. /plegia
    /plegic
    paralysis
  13. /taxia
    /taxis
    • order
    • arrangement
  14. adnex/o
    appendages or adjunct parts
  15. adren/o
    • from or relating to the adrenal glads
    • from or relating to epinephrine
  16. ambly/
    • dullness
    • weakness
  17. aneurysm/o
    • aneurysm
    • a widening
  18. aque/o
    • water
    • aqueous humor of the eye
  19. aqueduct/o
    aqueduct of Sylvius
    • water through
    • tube
  20. arachn/o
    • spider
    • spider web
  21. arteriol/o
    little artery
  22. astr/o
    star
  23. auricul/o
    • auricle
    • ear
  24. AV nicking
  25. capillar/o
    • capillary
    • hair-like blood vessels
  26. cataract
  27. cerebell/o
    cerebellum
  28. cerumin/o
    cerumen
    wax
  29. chiasm/o
    chiasm
    • chiasm
    • X-shaped
  30. cholin/o
    acetylcholine
    relating to acetylcholine or the parasympathetic nervous system
  31. chor/o
    chori/o
    • membrane
    • chorion
  32. chorea
    Huntington's
  33. claudication
  34. CNS, central nervous system
  35. cochle/o
    cochlea
  36. concussion
  37. conjunctiv/o
    • conjunctivae
    • membranes lining eyelids and covering eye whites
  38. continence
    continent
  39. contrecoup
    rebound
  40. corp/o
    body
  41. CP, cerebral palsy
  42. cry/o
    freezing tissue
  43. crypt/o
    hidden
  44. CSF, cerebrospinal fluid
  45. CVA, cerebrovascular accident
    stroke
  46. cycl/o
    • circle
    • cycle
    • one-eyed
  47. dendr/o
    • tree
    • branch of a neuron
  48. disease
    • Takayasu('s)
    • Parkinson('s)
    • Alzheimer('s)
    • Lou Gehrig('s) amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
    • Meniere('s)
  49. e/
    • removal
    • out of
  50. encephalitis
    • St. Louis
    • equine
    • herpes simplex encephalitis type 1
    • progressive multifocal leukoencephalitis
    • Venezuelan
  51. epinephrine
  52. episode
    episodic
  53. epistaxis
  54. eustachian tube
  55. fascicul/o
    • fascicle
    • little bundle
  56. fove/o
    • fovea
    • pit or depression
  57. gemin/o
    • paired
    • twinned
  58. gingiv/o
    gums
  59. pteryg/o
    • wing
    • pterygoid process
  60. glaucoma
    • closed-angle
    • open-angle
  61. gon/o
    • seed
    • genitalia
  62. gyrus
    gyri
    ridge or convolution of the surface of the brain
  63. heter/o
    • different
    • opposite
  64. ir/o
    irid/o
    iris of the eye
  65. isch/o
    suppress
  66. IVH, intraventricular hemorrhage
  67. lacrium/o
    • tear
    • teardrop
  68. lent/i
    lens of the eye
  69. lob/o
    lobe (of an organ)
  70. LOC, loss of consciousness
  71. mamm/o
    • breast
    • mamillary body in the brain
  72. man/o
    • hand
    • thin
  73. meninges
    • dura mater
    • arachnoid mater
    • pia mater
  74. ment/o
    • the mind
    • thinking
  75. MS, multiple sclerosis
  76. mei/o
    mi/o
    • dimished
    • shut
  77. myelin/o
    • meylin sheaths
    • covering of nerves
  78. myring/o
    relating to the tympanic membrane of the ear
  79. nerve cells
    • oligodendroglia
    • microglia
    • astrocyte
    • axon
    • dendrite
  80. nodes of Ranvier
  81. nystagmus
  82. ocul/o
    eye
  83. olig/o
    • decreased
    • few
  84. phas/o
    speech
  85. pineal/o
    • pine cone-shaped
    • relating to the pineal body
  86. plexus
    • braid
    • tangle
    • network of vessels
  87. polariz/o
    line up between poles
  88. PPMA, post poliomyelitis muscular atrophy
  89. presby/o
    • elder
    • aging
  90. prolapse
  91. pupill/o
    pupil of the eye
  92. PVR, progressive vitreous retinopathy
    NVD, neovascularization of the disk
  93. pyramid/o
    • pyramid
    • pyramid-shaped organ
  94. RAM, rapid alternating movements
  95. ram/o
    • ramus
    • branch
  96. retin/o
    retina of the eye
  97. Schwann cells
  98. scler/o
    sclera of the eye
  99. scleral buckling
  100. scopolamine
  101. scot/o
    darkness
  102. scotoma
    scotomata
  103. seizure
  104. spher/o
    • round
    • round-shaped object
  105. splanchn/o
    relating to a viscus or viscera
  106. stigm/o
    stimat/o
    • point
    • focus
  107. strabismus
  108. strept/o
    twisted chains
  109. synapt/o
    • synapse
    • communication gap between two nerve cells
  110. syncope
  111. syndrome
    • subclavian steal
    • Horner('s)
  112. thalam/o
    thalamus
  113. TIA, transient ischemic attack
  114. tinnitus
  115. tremor
  116. uve/o
    uvea
  117. vag/o
    • vagus nerve
    • cranial nerve X
  118. ventricul/o
    ventricle of the heart or the brain
  119. vertigo
  120. vestibul/o
    vestibule
  121. vitre/o
    vitreous humor of the eye

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