Medical Terminology Ch 7

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Medical Terminology Ch 7
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  1. Supporting tissue of nervous system = 
    Neuroglial
  2. what part of the brain controls equilibrium and learned movement?
    Cerebellum
  3. Area of the brain that consists of thalamus and hypothalamus
    Diencephalon
  4. Part of the brain stem that processes visual and auditory info
    Midbrain
  5. Part of the brain stem that passes info to cerebellum and thalamus to control subconscious somatic activities
    Pons
  6. Part of the brain stem that passes into to thalamus to control autonomic functions
    medulla oblongata
  7. what does the peripheral nervous system consist of?
    • 12 cranial nerves
    • 31 pairs of spinal nerves
  8. mini stroke =
    Transient ischemic attack
  9. Local dilation of an artery caused by weakness in vessel wall =
    Aneurysm
  10. patch loss of myelin sheath
    multiple sclerosis
  11. loss of dopamine =
    Parkinson disease
  12. cortic/o
    outer layer or covering
  13. gli
    glue
  14. ment/o
    mind
  15. myel/o 
    spinal cord and medulla oblongata
  16. phasia
    speach
  17. spin/o
    spinal cord
  18. Part of the brain that controls voluntary muscle movement and sensory motor tasks
    Frontal Lobe
  19. the part of the cns that transmitts conscious movement
    somatic nervous system
  20. lack of muscular coordination
    ataxia
  21. glioblastoma
    cerebral tumor
  22. type of seizue with tonic-clonic convulsioin
    grand mal seizure
  23. abnormal sensitivity to touch
    hyperesthesia
  24. protusion of the membranes of brain or spinal cord
    myelomeningocele
  25. inflamed gray matter of the spinal cord
    poliomyelitis
  26. fainting
    syncope
  27. dizziness
    vertigo

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