Medterms 9b (Nervous System)

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  1. tumor of ganglion (knot)
    ganglioma
  2. condition of without knowing place (origin of sensation)
    atopognosia
  3. pertaining to lowered tone or tension
    catatonic
  4. condition of painful, difficult, or faulty order or coordination
    dystaxia
  5. condition of slow movement
    bradykinesia
  6. pouching or hernia of meninges (membrane)
    meningocele
  7. condition of painful, difficult or faulty mind
    dysthymia
  8. record of sleep (sleep study)
    polysomnogram
  9. binding together of vertebra
    spondylosyndesis
  10. half paralysis
    hemiplegia
  11. incision into skull
    craniotomy
  12. pertaining to thalamus (a room)
    thalamic
  13. pertaining to nerve glue
    neruoglial
  14. condition of painful, difficult or faulty speech
    dyslexia
  15. condition or process of sleep disease
    somnipathy
  16. pertaining to water in the brain (head)
    hydrocephalic
  17. condition of paindful, difficult or faulty articulation
    dysarthria
  18. condition of exaggerated fear of the topmost
    acrophobia
  19. pertaining to sleep
    hypnotic
  20. condition of bearing great happiness, commonly exaggerated
    euphoria
  21. condition of abnormal sleep
    parasomnia
  22. stupor (sleep) seizure
    narcolepsy
  23. mechanical device used to localize a point in 3D space, targeting a precise site
    stereotaxy
  24. partial paralysis of right of left half of the body
    hemiparesis
  25. nerve weakness
    neurasthenia
  26. condition of disease of spinal cord
    myelopathy
  27. pertaining to within the skull
    intracranial
  28. condition of without speech
    aphasia
  29. condition of split mind
    schizophrenia
  30. pertaining to cerebrum and spine
    cerebrospinal
  31. record of electrical brain impulses
    electroencephalogram
  32. spinal fusion
    spondylosyndesis
  33. excision of part of skull
    craniectomy
  34. fat buildup in blood vessels of brain
    cerebral atherosclerosis
  35. increased sensations
    hyperesthesia
  36. loss of sense of pain
    analgesia
  37. inability to judge form or object by touch
    astereognosia
  38. brain
    encephal/o
  39. movement
    kinesi/o
  40. speech
    lex/o
  41. body
    somat/o
  42. spinal cord
    myel/o
  43. mind
    thym/o
  44. sensation
    esthesi/o
  45. place
    top/o
  46. sleep
    hypn/o
  47. knowing
    gnos/o
  48. inflammation of meninges
    meningitis
  49. excision of herniated disk
    diskectomy (discectomy)
  50. slow progressive degeneration of nerves in brain, marked by tremor, muscle rigidity, and slow movements
    Parkinson disease
  51. pathological response to stimulation of plantar surface of foot indicated by dorsiflexion of toes
    Babinski sign
  52. numbness and tingling
    paresthesia
  53. state of unconsciousness
    coma
  54. congenital defect of spinal column resulting in pouching of spinal membrane
    spina bifida
  55. Lou Gehrig disease
    amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  56. shingles
    herpes zoster
  57. LP (lumbar puncture)
    spinal tap
  58. syncope
    faint
  59. tonic-clonic (seizure)
    grand mal
  60. absence (seizure)
    petit mal
  61. clot
    cerebral thrombus
  62. flaccid
    flabby
  63. CVA (cardiovascular accident)
    stroke
  64. Alzheimer disease
    dementia
  65. PSG (polysomnography)
    sleep study
  66. CT
    computerized tomography
  67. MRI
    magnetic resonance imaging
  68. PET
    positron emission tomography
  69. MS
    multiple sclerosis
  70. CNS
    central nervous system
  71. CP
    cerebral palsy
  72. TIA
    transient ischemic attack
  73. EEG
    electroencephalogram
  74. DTR
    deep tendon reflex
  75. CSF
    cerebrospinal fluid
  76. MRA
    magnetic resonance angiography
  77. CVA
    cerebrovascular accident
  78. hearing or seeing things
    hallucination
  79. false belief that one is being plotted against
    persecutory delusion
  80. state of unresponsiveness, including muscle rigidity, staring and inability to communicate
    catatonia
  81. lack of interest of display of emotion
    apathy
  82. state of abnormal elation and increased activity
    mania
  83. dull emotional tone or outward reaction
    flat affect
  84. restless, dissatisfied mood
    dysphoria
  85. thoughts that lack clear process or logical direction
    thought disorder
  86. false belief that one is very wealthy, intelligent or powerful
    grandiose delusion
  87. GAD
    generalized anxiety disorder
  88. ADHD
    attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
  89. OCD
    obsessive-compulsive disorder
  90. ECT
    electroconvulsive therapy
  91. PD
    panic disorder
  92. BD
    bipolar disorder
  93. PTSD
    posttraumatic stress disorder
  94. clinical depression
    unipolar disorder
  95. hypochondriasis
    anxiety disorder
  96. manic depression
    bipolar disorder
  97. schizophrenia
    psychosis
  98. autism
    disorder identified in childhood
  99. anorexia nervosa
    eating disorder
  100. dysthymia
    mild depression
  101. used to treat anxiety
    anxiolytic agent
  102. used to treat schizophrenia
    neuroleptic agent
  103. used to treat seasonal affective disorder
    light therapy
  104. used to treat major affective disorder
    electroconvulsive therapy
  105. used to treat bulimia
    behavioral therapy
  106. disease of structural changes in brain resulting from irreversible deterioration, progressing from forgetfulness and disorientation to loss of all intellectual functions, total disability and death
    alzheimer
  107. psychotic disorder involving disease of brain chemistry causing distorted cognitive and emotional perception of one's environment, marked by broad "positive" and "negative" symptoms
    schizophrenia
  108. psychotic disorder featuring delusions, usually persecutory or grandiose
    paranoia
  109. inability to properly locate a sensation on body
    atopognosis
  110. impairment of intellectual function, marked by memory loss, disorientation and confusion
    dementia
  111. disorder affecting CNS, marked by recurrent seizures
    epilepsy
  112. persistent belief that has no basis in reality
    delusion
  113. inflammation of grey matter of spinal cord by virus, usually resulting in spinal and muscle deformity and paralysis
    poliomyelitis
  114. largest portion of brain, divided into right and left halves (hemispheres)
    cerebrum
  115. condition of difficulty speaking
    dysphasia

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